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15
Mar
2013

Be My Delight: Lessons from a Pity Party

Written by: shannon  |  Found in: Gratitude, Growing in the Lord  |  9 Comments »
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I was feeling so irritated a couple months ago as I sat on our bed talking on the phone with my Mom.  Truthfully, I was pouting about the fact that, due to her husband’s illness, they were on the other side of the country every year for at least four months.  Yes, I was being […]

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24
Feb
2013

Right Where I Am: Finding Treasure in the Ache

Written by: shannon  |  Found in: Gratitude, Mark's accident, Parenting, Adoption & Infertility, Worship  |  62 Comments »
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“Will I ever find Mr. Right?” “Why can’t my husband and I get pregnant?” “Why am I still unemployed?” “Why do I continue to battle with illness?” “Why did I experience such a painful childhood?” “Why did my marriage fail?” Maybe you have uttered one of these questions—or another one entirely.  I know I have.  […]

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29
Mar
2011

Your Story & Mine

Written by: shannon  |  Found in: Gratitude, Growing in the Lord, Mark's accident  |  1 Comment »

Today is March 29, 2011, and two years ago today my husband Mark was given a second chance at life on planet earth, when he survived, by the grace of God, a motorcycle/truck accident that should have cost him his life.  For those of you who haven’t heard this part of our story, you can […]

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06
Aug
2007

Fruit

Written by: shannon  |  Found in: Gratitude, Growing in the Lord, Parenting, Adoption & Infertility  |  No Comments »

Wonder of wonders!  I’m writing twice in one week!  I just wanted to share this new thing that God is doing in my heart.  I was driving home from church yesterday afternoon and a prayer began to rise from my spirit…”Lord, increase my fruitfulness…”  I wasn’t necessarily thinking about that; I was actually pretty exhausted, […]

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