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Sure I Have Forgiven You — But Now I Know Not to Trust You. Ever.

Without getting into the complexities of major offenses (involving criminal activities, civil authorities, etc.) … Thinking only of the relatively mundane (but truly hurtful!) real-life conflicts that we all face in our workplaces, marriages, parenting, friendships, churches, schools, etc …Have you ever thought (or even SAID) something like this? “Sure. I forgive you. You bet. No problem. [But NOW I …

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Required to Do What I Cannot Do

Today I had a very uncomfortable few hours wherein I wrestled with this reality: I was being required to do something that I simply could not do. It wasn’t immoral or illegal. (Thank God! I’d had THAT situation erupt as a first year associate attorney back in Chicago and I have to say, it’s shocking and horrible when you have …

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Suspicious of His Theology

‘If a person has impeccable theology but no love and no joy, I am suspicious of his theology. He hasn’t understood the first thing.’ Andree Seu

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Pioneer Woman

I’ve only poked around for 2 minutes, so I have no idea if there is objectionable stuff … so caveat emptor! But thanks to CakeWrecks, I enjoyed stumbling onto this website/blog and I’m hoping to read more whenever (if ever?) have a few minutes to poke around and read things like blogs: The Pioneer Woman

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Iowa Orders are ALL Packed Up!

I just finished packing up ALL of the remaining orders from Iowa … so hopefully you will be receiving them before too long. Only one week late! I’m glad to get them in the mail to you. PLEASE let me know if I made any errors. My brain is very fuzzy these days and I promise to do everything I …

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Apparently My Email Address is an Idol

Well … given the grouchy, grumbly response I had to the fact that my mother (inexplicably!) gave MY email address (my GOOD email address, not my SPAM/throw away email address) to a travel reservation website, I am sorely convicted that, apparently, my email address is an idol in my sin-sick heart. Yes, what she did was unwise. But it was …

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Narrowly Avoided a Fourth Surgery Today …

I’m hesitant to even mention this because I feel like such a hypochondriac. But my friend reminded me today that if you actually have real things wrong with you, you’re not a hypochondriac. SO … I guess I’m just a falling apart HIGH MAINTENANCE woman because today I just barely avoided being sent in for what would’ve been my fourth …

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Sorry for the Delay, Iowa!

Just a quick note to the 97 of you from Iowa who placed orders with me this past weekend … I am SO very sorry to have to let you know that for some of you, there will be a tiny delay even for the orders that don’t include that way-too-popular-5-CD-set I mentioned was already completely sold out of on …

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Thanks Iowa!

It was a true joy to be with you all, dear Iowa women! I’m working hard to type up your shipping labels and will send them as soon as I possibly can. Thanks for a wonderful weekend! Yours, Tara B.

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Cake Wrecks and Patriot Day

From tears to laughing. Thanks, Cake Wrecks, for helping me to head into my duties, even on this horribly sad day: Patriot Day

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