Crafting My Own Chaos

Laura Rodgers

If you have watched TV in the last eight years, you’ve undoubtedly seen Allstate’s Mayhem commercials. It starts out benign enough. The actor sets up the scene, giving verbal cues to what is happening and what is about to happen. It never ends well and the tagline is “get better protected from Mayhem… Are you…

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Sticks and Stones

Stick and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me! It’s heard in playgrounds, schools, neighborhoods, and almost any place kids can be found across the United States. As a parent, I’ve told my kids these words. I tried to teach them to be confident in themselves and don’t worry about what…

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I Hope He Buys You Flowers

It was my fault! I put away the cute little snowmen on my mantle and replaced them with bunnies and spring bulbs. Maybe I was forcing spring’s hand a little, but I really thought winter was done. I was ready for spring! Henceforth, the onslaught of snowstorms began here in Southeast Pennsylvania. Yep, I’ll accept…

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Stillness ~ Overrated?

Stillness is defined as the absence of movement or sound. I couldn’t wrap my head around the word. I searched in the Bible. I pondered it. I just didn’t feel like God was pressing anything on my heart about “stillness”. Matter of fact, just the opposite. I kept thinking of all the times God had…

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