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a little taste of spring

This past week has been wonderful. The temperatures have been anywhere from 58° to 71°. Basically spring weather... in the middle of February. I saw someone's post about how they moved to Ohio and were overjoyed at how common warm weather in the middle of February is. All I could think is, you got lucky… Continue reading a little taste of spring

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courage, dear heart. 

When I was a kid, my cousins and I would spend hours playing behind my grandpas house. I remember watching my older cousins as they would disappear in the woods. They never allowed the younger cousins to follow, and would tell us stories of the Cowman and vicious dogs to scare us out of trying. And it worked. I remember being too afraid to follow them into the trees, because I had no idea what was out there.

I'm not a fan. | Green Mug Adventures
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I’m not a fan.

Last year, I started a new tradition. The first couple weeks of the new year, I like to unplug and use the time to refocus. This year I read the book, "Not A Fan," by Kyle Idleman. I have only good things to say about this book... well, mostly. This book is amazing, eye opening, and so true. But, Idleman doesn't sugarcoat, water down, or gloss over anything. When I said I mostly had good things to say, I was extremely convicted while reading this book.

Obligatory 2017 New Year’s Resolution | Green Mug Adventures Blog
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Obligatory 2017 New Year’s Resolution

Goodbye last year, hello tomorrow. Typically I choose one thing to work on all year long for my "resolution." A lot of people hate that word. Personally, I find it a little inspiring. The definition of resolution is "a firm decision to do or not to do something." Last year my resolution was to become… Continue reading Obligatory 2017 New Year’s Resolution

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Late Night Thoughts

Those feelings of inadequacy have been creeping up again, like a massive wave that I know is going to take me out. I know that it is ridiculous to feel like that. But, it just happens sometimes. It usually happens when I'm feeling a little overwhelmed, or a lot overwhelmed. When I'm feeling lonely or… Continue reading Late Night Thoughts