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Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying – Get Back In Church…

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying – Get Back In Church… Today, I had this on my list.  But I just couldn’t. I feel as though I have been nothing but honest with you… so I admit, I am struggling with church. As my manuscript closed and I sent it off to Harvest House I knew I would soon be exposed. I am an  excommunicated Mormon, a displaced Catholic, awkwardly worshipping at an instrumental Church of Christ (that means toe-taping.) In …

 Stuff I Wish You'd Quit Saying... Stop Apologizing for Your Divorce 1

 Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying… Stop Apologizing for Your Divorce

You don’t have to apologize anymore for your divorce. Yes, God hates divorce, but He is crazy in love with you. Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying… Stop Apologizing for Your Divorce Recently I had a conversation with a Christian woman who said, “I have been married three times. In my prayers, I repent daily for my failed marriages and beg God to forgive me for my divorces.” I think she thought I was judging her, probably because my jaw …

Stuff I Wish You'd Quit Saying: Sending Good Thoughts 2

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Sending Good Thoughts

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Sending Good Thoughts I have a dear friend who is on her 2nd round of chemotherapy. She is brave. And she is wise. Oh my, she is strong. She loves Jesus and a good portion of her support group is believers in Jesus. On chemo days she lets us know, via Facebook that she’s headed in for a treatment and asks us to lift her up in prayer. However, in the comment section, I …

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Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: I Didn’t Know You’re Trying To Get Pregnant

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: I Didn’t Know You Were Trying to Get Pregnant!?!?! Okay, Saturday I said there were no rules…  I lied. Basically, same as last year, stuff I wish you’d quit saying – anything about reproduction. Yes, I know what causes this, I have some crazy good home videos. Would you like to see them? Or is this already awkward enough? No? Fine… yeah, my grocery bill is ridiculous. Are you done cracking yourself up yet? …

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Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Stop Saying I am OVER Reacting

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying: Stop Saying I am OVER Reacting I had a hysterectomy in 2002. Immediately after being released from the hospital, having just had our fourth baby Sophie, I was readmitted. At the time, I was pretty sure that four children were enough for us. I was also confident that I was in desperate need of the procedure. Because I had endometriosis, I had a traditional, not vaginal hysterectomy. My mom would bring Sophie to me …

stuff I wish you'd quit saying day 1

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying… Day One

Stuff I Wish You’d Quit Saying… Day One Has it been a year???? Oh goodness. What have I learned? Too much. Not enough. As I close in on 2 million page views since I launched last year, I know these things: You can’t make everyone happy. People are crazier than you can fathom. Commentators who go over 250 words need their own blog. I have said too much. So the rules: There are really no rules? My comment section is …