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Simplifying Things

I am an overthinker. I am also a perfectionist. That is a bad combination. So often I turn my life into a giant checklist. As soon as I've messed up and missed a box, I mentally give up on the day... after all, it's not going to be perfect. And then I over-analyze and feel… Continue reading Simplifying Things

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Fear

Suffocating. That's the word that comes to my mind when I think of fear. I'm talking about heart racing, whole body shaking, short of breath kind of fear-- sometimes over something legitimate, sometimes over something totally irrational. Overall, fear is the feeling of being totally and utterly out of control. I've pretty much let fear… Continue reading Fear

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God Will Do What He Says (In Spite of Me)

This morning I read Luke 1 and was struck with how similar I am to Zacharias. Let me give a rundown of this story: A priest goes into the Holy of Holies. An angel comes. The angel tells the priest he and his wife are going to have a kid. The priest doesn't believe him.… Continue reading God Will Do What He Says (In Spite of Me)

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How Homeschool Prepared Me for College (plus 2-Year Anniversary!)

So I had a big blog post planned today, but then I logged onto my blog and saw that it was my two-year anniversary! So, wow... I feel like I've come a long way. 🙂 I "celebrated" big time last year (see some of those here, here and here)... I think this year is just going… Continue reading How Homeschool Prepared Me for College (plus 2-Year Anniversary!)