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you are not forgotten

dear beautiful creation: you are destined for more,so many wonderful things I have in store. I know times get hard and make you question a lot,but as your Father, know that I haven't forgot. for you I have a purpose,for you I have a plan. for you are not forgotten,my fearfully, wonderfully crafted man. oh, and daughter too,trust me My child.I'll never leave or forsake you,it'll be worth your while. pick up your head,and come to Me.you'll find everything you need,at my feet. you no longer have to search,you no longer have to hide.in Me you are complete,in Me you are alive. there will be greater, there will be more. hang on to Me,for beautiful things I have in store. --- God hasn't forgotten...

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love is easy

Today I was surfacing Apple music looking for some new jams. I ran across Ella Mai’s new album and thought I’d give it a listen. I got to one song in particular, “Easy,” and from the first chord I just knew I was going to love it. Oh, and I did. So I did what anyone who runs across a new song that they love do – listen to it 3,000 times in a row, of course. The first 3 or 4 times I really focused on the melody, the softness, the ease, her beautiful voice. The next 3 times I listened to the words and thought they were absolutely beautiful, but I didn’t personally connect with them from a...

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Remember Your Why

Our why's hold so much weight. They help keep us grounded and is often the fuel that keeps us going. They push us to do greater things that moving aimlessly simply will not. They're bigger than ourselves and often benefit many.  To the mama, I'm sure there are many days that are challenging that no one knows about or sees. On those days and always, know that your babies are so incredibly blessed to have you and there isn't another person in this world that could love and parent them the way that you do.  To the teacher, who is often exhausted and swamped in papers to grade, you are such an invaluable gift. Thank you for showing up each and...

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Made Perfect

As I closed the door to my sixth grade classroom to begin class, I noticed a student with a sad look on her face. I asked her to go into the hall with me and inquired about what was going on. With huge tears in her eyes, she looked at me and whispered that another student was making fun of her forehead. As the tears began to flow down her face, I looked at her and said, "Girl please, you are going to model someday or be absolutely anything you want to be. You are beautiful. Someone else's opinion does not determine the course of your life." The sheer look on her face after I said those words to her I...

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