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the ambiguous “they”

have you ever been in a conversation debating something and go, “well, they say that…” you’re not talking about a group of friends though. “they” is the “they” of the internet. my brother often goes, “well, they say that…” and when we ask him who “they” are, he says the internet. just a friendly reminder… Read More the ambiguous “they”

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fender bender

september 12, 2018 i got in a fender bender in the chick-fil-a parking lot. chick-fil-a is always packed, so i ordered online to pick up in store quickly. i got back in my car, looked behind me, slowly started coming out of the parking space. then all of a sudden, i hear honking. then a… Read More fender bender

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clean up on aisle florida

first of all, let’s just take a moment and pray for everyone affected by hurricane michael. we can’t truly and completely fathom the damage- physical, emotional, spiritual, damage to homes and churches, to businesses, to power lines and gas stations- that so many people have just recently endured. on monday, october 8th, a mandatory evacuation… Read More clean up on aisle florida

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games for kids

miss mary mack 21 questions i said a boom-chicka-boom bicky bicky bum bum my baby bumble bee _&_ sitting in a tree. k.i.s.s.i.n.g. billy bob joe concentration 64 double double this this eye spy hop scotch hush little baby jump rope mother may i ninja no hands, no feet, i got tha baby beat oh… Read More games for kids

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things to document with kids

favorite books school dances, with whom favorite songs favorite movies halloween outfits “i want to be a _ when i grow up” milestones (first step, word, dance, relationship, etc) churches visited church events/ camps schools attended teachers and grades concerts attended vacations favorite activities favorite celeberities favorite outfits favorite foods fads favorite colors friends favorite… Read More things to document with kids

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reduced carbon footprint

here is a list of links to affordable alternatives to reduce your carbon footprint, be more eco-friendly, and help our oceans! re-usable straws bendable silicone (2-pack) collapsible stainless steel stainless steel with no bend option 1 (4-pack) use code “trinh2o” for 10% off option 2 (3-pack) use code “trinity096” for 25% off option 3 (2-pack)… Read More reduced carbon footprint

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happy new years

new years is always full of promise. full of hope. full of expectancy. full of every good idea and intention. as the tradition goes, people make new years resolutions which they swear to live by for the next year, but never make it to the next month. you see, new years begins before the new… Read More happy new years

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be a shark

in life, be a shark. no. not a mean, conniving, selfish monster. be a shark… sharks can only swim/”walk” forwards, not backwards. their gills inhibit them from being able to swim backwards. that’s why you never see a shark swimming backwards. in fact, if a small shark starts coming towards you in attack-mode, you can… Read More be a shark

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your own answer

when you tell someone story, they’re reacting to the way you stated the facts. they don’t know the full unedited story. so, it’s the way that you present the facts to them which creates a specific response from them. sometimes i feel a certain way towards a situation, but then the response from my best… Read More your own answer

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what society needs

if the goal of life was to be ignorant and arrogant to all wisdom, the amount of determination and effort this society gives would be inspiring. but, the goal of life is to be open and inviting to wisdom. and the lack of devotion and eagerness to learn is depressing at best. society desperately needs… Read More what society needs