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19 Pockets of joy, aka staying home

Regardless of what your days currently look like (arguably not normal for most, if not all), I'm praying for little pockets of joy, and for safety for those who cannot or do not have the option to stay in, and for those unable to work from home experiencing a loss of income. Putting my hope in Jesus and praying for freedom from fear.I want to view this time of forced rest in a way as a chance to slow down, examine some heart things that I am sometimes too distracted to give heed to. I read somewhere about parents trying to explain self-isolation, school closures, etc...

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A mantra for hard weeks + my early March favorites

It all felt a bit much. I'm usually pretty active on my instagram, even if I don't have a chance to write a blog post, and the other day, I wrote this on my profile:This week felt difficult for a myriad of reasons. Nicholas was in a car accident (he's okay! The car is not), Coop has a cold, and a few other things are weighing heavy on my heart and mind. I read this timely bit, from Jonathon Parnell's "Reading to Walk": "So how will you face it? What follows are three prayers for facing Monday--or any less-than-enthusiastic tomorrow:1...

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Life lately, Late February 2020 edition

We've had some more snow, which always makes me so joyful. I've written about the significance of snow for me in this post, from November 2018:And a word about snow. I feel like there are all these hidden promises from God that are brought fresh to mind every time it snows. I've never been sad about snow of any kind—inconvenienced, yes, since I grew up in MN, and went to school in IN—but never upset...

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A Mavis hat for Cooper

I captured a few of these photos before I sewed on the button, but they were too cute not to include. ;) I'm thrilled and he seems content when he's wearing it, so that's a success!...

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My typical day with an 8-month-old

5:30-6:45 — Cooper wakes up. Most often, it's between 6:15-6:30. If Nicholas is still home, he will get him while I prep breakfast, since N and I get up at 5:40 every day. If Cooper is still sleeping when Nicholas leaves around 6:10, sometimes I get a few more minutes of sleep...

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