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Category: 7 Quick Takes

7 Quick Takes vol. 4

Linking up with Kelly!

It’s been too long since my last Quick Takes post. Get ready for a truly scattered collection of quick-takes.

{one} I had a revelation a few days ago! It’s not actually profound, it’s more of a “duh” moment.

The mornings are for the kids!

As in, unless I get up before them, I do not try to fit in any personal prayer time (apart from a morning offering, which I usually pray before getting out of bed.), reading time, coffee enjoyment time, writing time, social media time, email time — you get the idea — until afternoon quiet time.

Why am I not prioritizing the morning, when the children are the happiest and their brains are the freshest, to accomplish school-time, read-aloud time, and just anything with the them time?!

Why?

Because I’m so selfish!

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7 Quick takes {vol. 3} Anniversary Edition

It’s the weekend! It’s my anniversary! And I’m linking up with Kelly with a 7 quick takes post!

6 years ago, on a sunny, but chilly, chilly Friday in September, a very young girl and boy stood at the altar and before God and family and friends, vowed to love and honour each other all the days of their life… In good times and in bad, in sickness and in health.

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Farewell to the tree & 7 Quick Takes {vol. 1}

Today I packed up all the Christmas decorations. Normally I love to keep them up longer, but this year it went from cozy to stuffy really fast.

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