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Follow the Humble Path… Far Enough

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Follow the Humble Path… Far Enough

“You can never tell to what untold glories a little humble path may lead if you follow far enough.” ~Lilias Trotter

I have fallen madly in love with a biographical film about the life of Lilias Trotter, Many Beautiful Things. Trotter’s story has captivated me like not many stories have. Without the persistence of Miriam Rockness and a handful of other generous souls, this story could have been lost forever. I feel honored and humbled that somehow, I have become but a tiny thread woven into this beautiful tapestry of tales.

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Choosing Kindness over Rightness

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Choosing Kindness over Rightness

I had become bitter, grumpy, angry and sad. I had chosen to allow pain to take root in my soul and let it flourish. I don’t think everyone saw that in me but I know my husband did. It was easy to be bitter and angry towards him because he deserved it. At least that was my reasoning during that painful season.

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Choosing Sacrificial Love

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Choosing Sacrificial Love

I shared a post recently over at RebeccaBender.org about how to choose to be a sacrificial lover. While I’m not great at it, I know how. It’s one thing to know and quite another to do. Can I get an “AMEN”? Yeah, I thought so.

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Grieving Losses: Name it. Claim it. Grieve it.

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Grieving Losses: Name it. Claim it. Grieve it.

I wrote about grieving losses for a friend’s blog recently, For the Love of Dixie. She has an entire series going from different writers with different perspectives from different stories, all of which give us Permission to Grieve. So often we don’t know what grief should look like much less feel like we have the permission to work it out. If we love, we will grieve. Simple as that. It’s a process, for sure, but one that is not without hope.

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Fighting the Battle with the Chronically Ill

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Fighting the Battle with the Chronically Ill

I had the honor of sharing over at Chronically Whole recently. I highly recommend this site for anyone who is battling chronic disease or loves someone who does. In this article I share, from the bystander’s vantage point, stories of three brave disease-fighting warriors whom I know and love. I also share some tips on what those of us can do to love on and fight with them.

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