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Stepping out in Faith

I’d like to believe that what recently transpired was not a mere coincidence but more like a “God wink,” encouraging me not to give up on my dreams just yet. Although I was informed during the interview that the job … Continue reading

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A Magical Morning

It was one of those mornings where I felt truly connected to my Divine purpose. The kindergarteners, fascinated by the beetles they found on the corn yesterday while learning about pollination, arrived early this morning to help me hand pick … Continue reading

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Hello and Goodbye Sweet Angel

About two weeks ago, I had a dream that I finally met my niece Elsie. In my journal, I wrote: I remember holding her and feeling so happy and thinking what a beautiful baby my niece is and how much I … Continue reading

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From dream to reality, just like we knew it would…

One of my favorite books to read with children when I worked in child care was The Carrot Seed by Ruth Krauss. This book is special to me because of it’s simple yet profound message. A little boy plants a carrot seed … Continue reading

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Truth Amid the Disappointment

I received the superintendent’s decision in the mail today. She upheld her previous decision to deny me tenure and give me an Unsatisfactory rating for the year. For a brief moment after opening the envelope, I sat quietly on the … Continue reading

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The what if’s and the garden

For any of us that have ever been diagnosed with a chronic condition or disability, there always exists in the back of our minds the what-ifs and will-I’s. What if I get a flare-up? Will I consistently be gainfully employed? … Continue reading

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Grace and gratitude

I woke up feeling low-spirited today. It troubled me that I was only interested in eating and hibernating in my room. Still, I thanked God that I awoke to see another day, for the loving relationships in my life, for … Continue reading

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