Category Archives: Discouragement

  1. The Humbling

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    October 22, 2016 by Julia

    Have you ever come across an old journal or letter you wrote twenty years ago, only to find that although …
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  2. Truth, Not Truth

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    June 22, 2016 by Julia

    I’ve been a mess lately – and before you roll your eyes, just know that I’ve already rolled my eyes …
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  3. The Witness to My Normal Human Discouragement

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    March 17, 2016 by Julia

      A few days ago I broke out of a two-week streak of depression – or whatever you want to …
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  4. So, this is going to be our summer.

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    July 9, 2015 by Julia

    I haven’t been writing much so far this summer, and though I miss it, I wouldn’t say I’ve been overly …
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  5. On the Spectrum From Crazy to Normal

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    August 21, 2014 by Julia

    Last weekend was four days of nonstop, intense family quality time – one night of tent camping, and then Jack’s …
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  6. The Modern-Day Cure for Shattered Nerves

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    August 5, 2014 by Julia

    Dennis was away on a work trip for four days this last week – now that he’s safely back, I …
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  7. It’s a lot of work to plan this much fun.

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    July 4, 2014 by Julia

    When it comes to summertime with the kids, there is an extremely thin line between too busy and not busy …
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  8. No Lack of Material

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    April 28, 2014 by Julia

    I am so very tired in this moment. I have been staring at an empty screen while Dennis chases the …
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  9. Guys, I’m Confused, Part 1: Health and Weight-Loss

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    April 12, 2014 by Julia

    Welcome to my new series, in which I don’t have to pretend like I know everything! Isn’t it great? I …
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  10. Homemaker is Not a Dirty Word

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    March 3, 2014 by Julia

    I’ve been inspired lately by the daily work I do to make our house a home, and yet: I can’t …
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