Author Archives: semmie

An invitation to Let Go

Every November, I begin evaluating my silly little existence and asking myself to make resolutions for the coming New Year. How can I change to be happier? Healthier? Wiser? Kinder? It is important to look at life this way, to … Continue reading

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The Joy & Fury of Genealogy Gifts

Family Historians live for those five precious words: I have something for you. Let’s all just take a moment to remember that the amount of “stuff” I have (and believe me, I’m trying to eliminate a lot of it) in … Continue reading

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Updates

Has it been forever since I’ve shared my heart with you? It seems like forever. I’m here tonight, friends, without agenda. I just need to write (erm…type); I need to share what’s been happening with my heart and my head … Continue reading

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Words for Sara(h)

Beauty. Strength. Honor. Courage. Hope. Relentless. Love.   We grow up surrounded by the safe wisdom of those who know: Never judge a book by its cover; beauty is only skin deep; it’s what’s on the inside that counts. These … Continue reading

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Malaria

Originally posted on justfacetsofus:
The topic for this month is: Malaria.  Here are some facts and stats from the World Health Organization: 1. Malaria is a life-threatening disease caused by parasites that are transmitted to people through the bites of…

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Here I Am: Burkina Faso

Yes, here I am. I confess, I’ve been incredibly unfaithful to my blog as of late. I make no promise to be better. I promise only to reward you for coming back by sharing a beautiful song at the end … Continue reading

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Audience

Roberta and I met Friday morning for coffee. It was remarkably good fellowship, which is saying a lot. Roberta is always great company, but this was more. More than just catching up with someone I love. This was heart to … Continue reading

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