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Investing in CBS

Jul 31

Along with St. John’s Preschool (see previous post), one of the most important investments of time I made throughout last year was attending Community Bible Study (CBS) in Santa Monica, with James, who attended the fabulous kids’ program.  I am … Continue reading

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Character

Jul 25

“We are inclined to think that everything that happens is to be turned into useful teaching.  In actual fact, it is to be turned into something even better than teaching, namely, character.”  ~  Oswald Chambers Despite the tremendous pain I … Continue reading

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The Best Moments

Jun 12

I love this time of year.  School and schedules are winding down and the anticipation of summertime fun is ramping up.  The lull between the two is one of the sweetest spots for me because it engenders slower-paced moments, playing … Continue reading

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Smelling the Gardenias

May 31

  The narrow strip of gravel and fence affectionately known as our backyard has provided endless opportunities for me to make my brown thumb even browner.  We love flowers, but clearly, we don’t really love the responsibility that comes with … Continue reading

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Weekend Links -May 19, 2012

May 19

We figure the weekend might be a time you look around the internet a bit more than usual.  If so, we wanted to share a few recent links we are loving this week…   Even Jay’s sweet grandparents are totally … Continue reading

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One of Those Days…

Apr 24

What do you do when a day seems to keep getting worse as it progresses?  Yesterday was one of those days, and I fought the urge not to just get back in bed and see if tomorrow might be any … Continue reading

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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

Apr 23

I have a few Southern California speaking engagements coming up in the next few weeks… * This Wednesday, April 25 — “Go Red for Women Luncheon”, sponsored by the American Heart & Stroke Association: noon – 1:30pm (tickets & info … Continue reading

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Easter Sunday at Bel Air Pres

Apr 15

Growing up, Easter was always a special holiday for both Jay and me.  We would anticipate and celebrate and enjoy special traditions and memory-making with our families.  When we moved to LA and got plugged in to Bel Air Pres, … Continue reading

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Pepperdine Chapel

Apr 13

In the vein of speaking on resurrection and new life in Christ, we had the opportunity to share our story at Pepperdine University recently.  Going back to Malibu, our first home as a family, is always meaningful, but this particular … Continue reading

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Road to Easter — Week 6

Apr 07

We are back from our 30th birthday trip to Italy, and it was truly a more meaningful and more magical experience than we could have ever hoped for.  We can’t wait to share some stories with you soon.  In thinking … Continue reading

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