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Books More Than Boys

April 16, 2014 — 13 Comments

For the past three days, Sarah’s dear friend, Hope, has been staying with us. 

You may remember Hope from when she was here for Sarah’s 16th birthday along with Victoria (Sarah’s childhood friend, standing to her right) and Taylor. (Sarah’s Manteo bestie.)

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One of the things I got Steve for Christmas was this t-shirt that was designed for builders and flyers of  RC planes.

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Journey To Graduation

April 9, 2014 — 40 Comments

It’s been a journey eighteen years long.

It's been an especially precious journey because cancer made its appearance along the way and tried to convince us we weren't going to be able to see the journey to completion.

It tried to tell us we would never see our sweet Sarah grow up.

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Do you recognize the couple in this picture?

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Smile Time

April 4, 2014 — 18 Comments

Since things have been a bit sober around here the past few days, I thought I would end the week with two videos guaranteed to produce a smile. 

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Carried By Love.

April 2, 2014 — 20 Comments

Thanks so much to all of you who responded to Monday's post and expressed your concern and sympathy for our dear friends, Ferrell and Milllie Hardison, who just lost their 31-year old son. It really touched my heart that you would express such genuine compassion for a family you don't even know.

Steve and I attended Mitch's funeral at The Bridge Church Monday night and to say that it was the most amazing, funny, inspiring, joyful, heartbreaking, touching funerals we have ever been to would be an understatement.

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The Path Of Sorrow

March 31, 2014 — 36 Comments

Set out near the tobacco fields of rural eastern North Carolina, sat a traditional, old-fashioned church. It had a musty smell, creaky floors and a small congregation. No one really ever expected that it would ever grow into much of anything.

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Right around the time of my birthday, I got two cards in the mail.  One of them was from Nathan and Meagan. The other one was from Noah! Continue Reading...