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Keeping it Personal with Emily

About the Author

Emily is a pastor’s wife and a homeschooling mother of three. She loves reading good books, coffee, and spending time outside. She also loves to learn and is always seeking new information and ideas. Emily loves to learn through the ordinary things in life and then share those life lessons. She started writing, because she didn’t want to lose the sense of wonder about the world and wanted to capture some of those ordinary, but teachable moments.
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Choosing What Is Best

red jellybeans

Awhile back, my youngest son went through a phase of only eating red things. So when he would get a few jellybeans as a treat, he would only eat the red ones and leave the rest on the table. When he was asked if he wanted the rest of the jelly beans, he would say  …

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Be Here Now

be here now

When I was in college, I took a study skills class that was required for all incoming freshman. There is not a lot I took away from the class that I had not already heard somewhere before, but one of the things I do remember was the concept of “be here now.” It seemed new  …

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To Everything A Season

To Everything a season

My personal blog has sat silent for the better part of a month. We have entered a new season. At the end of May, we welcomed our fourth child into our family, so the demands on my time have changed considerably. Albeit it good changes. I must admit, I was slow to recognize this as  …

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While You Are Waiting


We are in a season of waiting, both again and still.  Some of the things we wait for have changed, some remain the same. Waiting is rarely easy, but it is inevitable that we will wait. Sometimes the wait is long, sometimes short. We wait in traffic and in the grocery store lines. We wait  …

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