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the burick family 2014

These people.  They have my heart. Buricks – you love people well.  Thank you for the hugs and the smiles and the giggles and every last moment.  I cherish them ALL.  Now if only I could convince you to move to Atlanta… Prepare yourself to be overwhelmed by cuteness. This may be one of my […]

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the miller family (minus one very amazing daughter)

Sweet Miller family… I love you all.  To the moon and back. And spending the afternoon with you – laughing and throwing leaves and sharing stories – was one of my favorite afternoons ever.  I get teary as I think back to our very first time together.  You were some of my first models and […]

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a mother and son

It had been 19 years. As I knocked on the door, my heart filled with gratitude because the precious person waiting on the other side had been that friend that carried me through one of the harder seasons of my life.  (AKA: middle school) After hugs, she looked me in the eyes and said, “Can […]

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“just us” sessions in Wheaton

I lost sight of him. Depression, dirty dishes, a list of things he “wasn’t” and a pile of heaping hurts clouded everything. I saw him everyday – but I didn’t see him.  I saw all the things he wasn’t.  All the things that hurt. Honestly, at one point, I gave up.  I decided that I’d […]

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a day of joy and sorrow

Today we grieve and we celebrate. For this sweet little family, it marks the year anniversary of learning that sweet baby Ellen no longer had a heartbeat.  Though we are grateful that precious Karis is here – our hearts ache for little Ellen. Amanda and Daniel, I love you.  So much.  Thank you for spending […]

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