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No Excuses

As our children were growing up, there were very few times we wanted to hear their “excuses” for not following through on things we had asked them to do. We would always say, “People make time to do what’s important to them.” We felt that if we had asked them to do something, it should…

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Glam Ma

Monkey see. Monkey do…….I saw this principle lived out so many times when our children were growing up. Yes, kids are little sponges with eyes, ever watching, learning and mimicking. Now that our kids are grown, the one thing I would tell any young parent is that even when babies are on the floor just…

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Heroes of Today

If you read the Back 9 blog, you know by now that I am not a big TV watcher. I have become more of a reader in the last 6 years. I can tell you two of the best books I have read are “Lone Survivor” and “Fearless,” both of which are true life accounts…

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Moving Mountains Requires Faith

Faith is believing without seeing! Plain and simple……..at some point we just have to have “faith!” Every day when I sit down in a chair, I have faith that it is going to hold me. Before I sit down I don’t wonder, “Oh, is the chair going to break?” or “Is this chair going to…

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Go Team!

I have laughed much over the years, but especially in the last several months, over the banter that exists between fans of the SEC and the ACC. Up until a few years ago I just didn’t pay much attention to the bantering. I have never listened to sports radio nor been an every day reader…

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Humility

I will never forget going to a friend, who I call an accountability friend, to share an area of weakness in my life, better stated an area of sin. I was sharing with her about my struggle and, you can guess if you know me at all, it was with my “tongue!” I for sure…

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Inside OUT!

Christmas is now over but what fun it was to get presents! I especially liked getting new clothes. There is something about putting on something new and fresh that has always brightened my mood or day! The one thing I have never liked to do is buy new clothes because my old ones were too…

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Hard Work

Homeschooling our two sons during middle school is one of the all-time best decisions that we as a family made on the Front 9! There are hundreds of reasons why and the one that stands out in my mind the most was being able to slow time down, take away distractions and focus and give…

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