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It’s because of Starbucks, it’s because of you!

I am a 53-year-old Grandmother and I wear an Arizona State University pin on my green Starbucks apron. The pin often invites conversation from customers and each time, the exchange leads to the subject of my late-in-life pursuit of a Bachelor’s degree. I am always pleased to share with customers that I am only able… Continue reading It’s because of Starbucks, it’s because of you!

Kimly's Trade · spiritual growth

Ready to Quit, After Four Short Days

Have you ever noticed how as soon as we take that first step in faith, we begin to feel like we are on the wrong path? Ironically, we find ourselves wanting proof where God has called us to walk in faith. Is it just me? Or can you relate? We can be completely confident in… Continue reading Ready to Quit, After Four Short Days

Kimly's Trade

Because I Said So

I didn’t think I would ever say it to one of my children, but then one day it just fell out of my mouth. “Why do I have to practice piano before I watch Sponge Bob?” “Why can’t both of the cats and the dog sleep in my bed with me?” “Why can’t I jump… Continue reading Because I Said So

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Beauty in the Aftermath

It was ten days after the affair had ended. It was three days after my failure had been announced in a large public forum. I wandered into my husband’s study and sat down at his computer and created this Blog-site.  As you may imagine, my head was spinning, my pride was still running rampant and… Continue reading Beauty in the Aftermath

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June Remembers December

When I was held captive by my sin, I lied to everyone I knew. I lied to my family and my closest friends, and even though I was doing it to myself, it was the loneliest time of my life. There was one area of my life where I couldn’t lie, and that was in… Continue reading June Remembers December