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Womanly Wooing

I thought this was an interesting poem… Mary T. Lathrap (1838-1895) A WOMAN’S ANSWER TO A MAN’S QUESTION. [Written in reply to a man’s poetic unfolding of what he conceived to be a woman’s duty.] Do you know you have … Continue reading

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Under Construction

For anyone out there who still reads my blog (regularly or even occasionally) my website is currently under construction. My General Contractor? David Somerville! That’s right. David, a talented graphic designer and friend of mine, has agreed to take my, … Continue reading

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His ways, my ways.

“Jesus knows what it feels like to bring a heartfelt, passionate prayer to God and to hear God say, in effect, ‘I’ve got something else in mind. I have another plan. And that plan is going to involve intense suffering … Continue reading

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Since Being Home…

Well, here we are just 2 months into being home in America, having traveled the world, in a manner of speaking… …and I’m excited to inform you that a baby has gotten me a job! 🙂 Read on for the … Continue reading

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Fall Book List

The official day of “fall” is coming up, and in my book, that means an instinctive urge to crunch on sweet apples, make yummy dishes like curry butternut squash soup and my Mom’s ginger molasses snaps, drink hot apple cider … Continue reading

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What's Next?

Many have been asking me, “What’s next?” The short answer is, “I don’t know.” Yes, I have Ideas. Inclinations. Preferences. Interests. Desires. Interviews. Referrals. Resumes sent. Job searches conducted. But, no clear indication (yet) of what God has in store … Continue reading

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Auntie Emmy

Just call me Auntie Emmy for the month of September 🙂 It’s almost been 1 week since I arrived in Mesa, Arizona to spend this month with my sister, Nora, brother-in-law, Travis, niece, Kate, and nephew, Grant. Meeting Grant was … Continue reading

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Looking for Meaningful Gifts?

I am excited to announce that I am now an Amani ya Juu volunteer and sales rep! What is Amani ya Juu? It’s an African boutique in D.C. that sells beautiful purses, clothes, and jewelry made by Kenyan women as … Continue reading

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Egypt Expedition

Well, I’m back from Africa!!! I have now been back a week, and am slowly adjusting back into life in America. It is such a strange, but equally as sweet feeling to be back in my childhood home, with my … Continue reading

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