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Treat Every Day Like Christmas – My 2015 and a Prayer Request

Christmastime is here! It is so very magical – And even more so very miraculous. Each day we see how the world is so full of chaos, fear, pain, heartbreak… So full of imperfection that only continues to grow. But somehow on Christmas Day, the world seems to stand still in the most perfectly imperfect way. I think perhaps this may just be the feeling of having Jesus squarely in the center of our lives – A focus we should really hold onto everyday. We can be facing all kinds of trouble, but even when facing such challenges, it isn’t so difficult to see the beauty in life when we place our faith in God.

2015 reached a new level of crazy for my family and me! And because of that aforementioned craziness, I haven’t always been the best at updating my blog. So here is a brief (in Sarah Kate terms) recap of the happenings I have yet to share from my 2015.

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“Many a precious prayer has been said in a second.” … Catherine McAuley

Each time I walk through the lobby here at Mercy Hospital, these words on one of their banners speak directly to my heart.  I truly love and appreciate them because my prayers are often momentary, lacking in any semblance of … Continue reading

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“Love”-ing Life

Hey you! Yeah, you! Did ya hear the absolutely sensational news? I had a new central line placed. But wait! It gets better! Sure, I was mighty pleased that the aforementioned line was placed successfully… But – here’s the best … Continue reading

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My Spiced up Life! – A Journal Post

Have you ever thought of “thankfulness” as a blessing? As much as we wish we could avoid unpleasantness completely, we all have “one of those days” from time to time. And I’ve had a quite few of “those days” in … Continue reading

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May I Have a Drumroll Please?

It Is My Privilege to Present to You Alice Eloise, OFFICIAL Service Dog!!! Through my frequent stories starring my favorite furry friend, many are already acquainted with my Alice Eloise. But today we have some very exciting news to share. … Continue reading

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It’s an Unpredictable Life – A Journal Post

The past few weeks I have found myself on life’s roller coaster… Lots of ups and downs! Soon after my last blog post I had a checkup with Dr. Wilson, my hematologist/oncologist. Following my most recent central line fiasco, Dr. … Continue reading

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