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Trusting My GPS

Driving home from my conference in Orange Beach, Alabama this past Thursday, I found myself winding through small Florida towns…faithfully following the turn-by-turn instructions of my Garmin GPS navigation system. When I realized that I was in Florida, it dawned on me that maybe…just maybe…my Garmin might be taking me the wrong way, or, at […]

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Misinterpreting My Story

This past Tuesday was profound for me. I watched a 20 minute video that allowed me to see my life from a completely new perspective and it left me weeping. It has been awhile since I cried that hard. The video is of Donald Miller, author of Blue Like Jazz and Searching for God Knows […]

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White Squirrels and Waterfalls

We had an amazing Easter weekend visiting Melody’s parents in beautiful Brevard, NC. Brevard is in Transylvania County, which is nicknamed “The Land of Waterfalls” because it is home to over 250 waterfalls! Brevard also is home to white squirrels. These are not albino squirrels, but a separate species altogether from the more common gray […]

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Carpe Diem in Greenwood, MS

I am sitting at The Crystal Grill in downtown Greenwood, MS and have just devoured some great Southern-fried chicken (white meat, of course), mashed potatoes and gravy, candied yams (with just the right amount of cinnamon and sugar), and a piece of chocolate pie with meringue so high I’m certain my server had to clear […]

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The Power of a Father’s Love

Fair warning! Grab the box of kleenex before you watch the video below. This is one of the most amazing and challenging stories I have ever come across. Anytime I start feeling sorry for myself, all I have to do is remind myself of Dick Hoyt and his amazing love for his son. What a […]

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