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This is me. My name is Mindy Larsen and I am a new contributor to Circle of Friends. I figure since I am going to be frequenting your reading page about twice a month, it is important that we get to know each other.
Here are a few random tid-bits to help you get to know me:
I’m 27 years old, but I am very much a kid at heart. I married my college-sweetheart, Chris, about a year and a half ago, and
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I’ll never forget my first encounter with Ann Voskamp and her book One Thousand Gifts. It is no secret that I love this author and her writings. I’ve written about my love for Ann many times before now.
I remember sitting in Barnes and Noble, book in hand, settled deep into an overstuffed chair. I opened One Thousand Gifts, a gift from my sister, and began to read words that line by line, page by page changed my heart and changed life. Instantly absorbed in Ann’s words of
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Last week I wrote about my family’s recent struggle with my husband being away from home and the difference a daddy makes in the lives of my girls.
As a result of this struggle, I’ve been thinking and praying about what I’m to do, as a mommy, to stand in the gap while my husband is away. How do I handle the tough mommy moments in a way that will leave both my heart and the hearts of my girls intact?
Because, so often, in
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A couple weeks ago my husband, Chris, had to be out of town for business, leaving me and my girls to fend for ourselves for a few days.
Chris doesn’t have to away from home very often, but when he is, my girls and I try to make the most of it. I like to think that we have our fun together, watching movies, getting pizza, and snuggling together at bedtime.
No matter how much fun we have on our own, we always miss him and there comes
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