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First off, I have to tell you what I great time I had while my mom was in a few weeks back! We hung out a lot, Mom helped me finish up some work for ordination and we went to Disney World.

I love going to DW with my mom. It makes me feel like a kid again and when we ride the Mad Hatter Cups I can't imagine anywhere I'd rather be than riding that ride with her! I ate and ate at the food and wine festival and Mom tried all kinds of foreign food. I was sad to see her go, but I'm glad we got that chance to hang out!

In other news, Martin and I are having a fight right now. We just bought BEAUTIFUL new furniture to go in our gorgeous house and great bookshelves to work as a entertainment center. However, he wants to put his childhood toys out on the bookshelves in our living room, and I want to keep things a little more "grown up." I guess that's the big difference between us, I want things to be really in "place" while Martin loves things that make him fe…

A World of HOPE!

The last six months of my life have not been the easiest. To be honest, there were some days that I was so fed up, so tired, so out of hope that I didn't even want to get out of bed in the mornings. I was overwhelmed in a job that put a lot of pressure on me to preform at a level that was beyond ANYONE'S ability. I was questioning God and my faith because ordination was going well, but as more and more things came to light, I knew I could not work in the local church. I was working through a long-overdue conversation with myself regarding forgiveness and truth when my Father passed away in March. And, I was house-hunting.

Late summer brought deliverance to my family and I want to offer praise to God for that deliverance. I gave my notice at First United Methodist Church of Kissimmee on July 31, 2008 with a heavy heart, but I was moving towards my call and my true passion. After a great trip home to Arkansas to visit my family, I began working at HOME on Aug. 8 as the Developmen…