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decent man. unique chance.

This excerpt in my Bible in 1 Kings jumped out to me. It reads: “Politicians who run on a platform of reform often, when they attain power, act depressingly like the corrupt leaders they...

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jersey boys

I saw a screening of Jersey Boys last night. It was amazing. I have a special place in my heart for all of those songs as I grew up listening to my dad sing...

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roasted kabocha squash

I don’t know how I lived my life thus far without knowing what a Kabocha squash was. But on a recent search for acorn squash at Whole Foods, I stumbled upon this little gem...

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from the inside out

I took zyrtec every day for fifteen years. Pretty certain that can’t be healthy. Quite certain it wasn’t cheap. I tried to ween myself off for years, but each time my throat would itch like...

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does your “clean” diet cause cancer?

This is a question everyone should ask… I didn’t know I even needed to ask it until my sister sent me this article entitled: “Watch out for this carcinogen in your organic food.” For me, particularly,...

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tuscan kale chips

I love kale chips. They are such a quick and easy, healthy and delicious snack. Here is an updated recipe from my original kale chips with truffle salt. tuscan kale chips ingredients: – kale...

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when all is stripped away

Have you ever felt like all was stripped away? I have felt like that during this time recovering from surgery. While my surgery was not that serious (believe me, I am not making a...

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worth the battle

I am a firm believer that God uses dreams to speak to us. He did it in the Bible after all. Why wouldn’t He still do so today? I had a particularly vivid dream the...

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penny and sparrow.

I love music. It has been such an influential part of my life since I was young. I am always listening to music. I have a playlist for every mood. So I am constantly...

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cut open to be healed

I’ve been thinking a lot lately about being cut open. Maybe because I recently had surgery. Maybe because I’m just morbid like that. If you’ve read any of my posts about health, you know...