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I have found myself being more negative than I like lately. We have a small (large?) family crisis situation that we are dealing with that is too personal to put out there on the internet, and it’s wearing me down. I have this rule where I will never speak ill of my husband or my…

Everyday Thanks

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was, “thank you,” that would suffice. ~Meister Eckhart It’s been a whirlwind few days and even if it wasn’t going to be Thanksgiving tomorrow, I still have so much to be thankful for. I’m thankful for this girl and for her health. She illuminates our…

The focus – what it should be

In the past month, I have heard tragic stories of two people I know who have lost children. Each time, it makes me cry, and it makes me wonder why things like that have to happen – how any higher power can take such beautiful young children from such loving parents.  The day I found…

Thankful Thursday

So thankful for the gorgeous weather we have been having lately; being able to turn off the central air and open our doors and windows makes me sooo happy. I love hearing nature sounds while relaxing with a light breeze. Thankful that my 38-week prenatal appointment went just perfectly fine… Baby bird’s heart-rate was in…


I have had a rough night.  Quite possibly the worst night I’ve had in as long as I can remember.  There was one other night that was this bad, but it was so long ago. Shortly before 3:00 a.m., I was startled awake by Billy, my son’s friend who lives here.  He said “Miss Rachel,…

I am still thankful!

Early in the morning on Thursday, Thanksgiving, my grandmother, Mary Gibson, went Home to be with Jesus.  She had been going downhill for the past few days and we knew the end was near.  We are so thankful that we were able to celebrate her life on Thanksgiving day.  We are thankful for the 89…