Bolder Blogging: Finding Your Sweet Spot

February 13, 2014

I was on my computer yesterday, trying to edit this food picture and recipe below when it hit me. side note: this is the most unromantic delicious soup, which I will post tomorrow, a comical valentines day. Is this my sweet spot? After reading this devotional and multiple email conversations with some dear friends, I […]

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Gratitude Muscles & #UdisFriendsgiving

November 29, 2013

Yesterday we had an abundance of family, friends, delicious food (gluten free included), and a thankful heart. What can I do with that thankfulness today? Keep giving it. KEEP and GIVE being the KEY words. Gratitude is a discipline The more you practice feeling grateful, the more grateful you become. Gratitude is a muscle you […]

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In a New York Minute: Changing from One season to the Next

November 6, 2013

Well, we’re back from New York and settling into real work in real life again. You see, this past weekend we spent wonderful time in West Point, New York for my life long friend’s wedding. It was an honor to be part of this celebration and an honor to be able to stay on campus. […]

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Endurance Foodie Friday: FAITHFILLED

April 19, 2013

Meh.. I kind of let this week go. I mean, after Monday’s tragic event and then the West Texas explosion, I really didn’t have much to talk about or share. I mean, I could have, but honestly I had nothing to say. Just a lot of prayer and heart felt grieving. I think it’s needed, […]

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Thursday Thoughts & Love

February 14, 2013

There are things in life we should be fine with, but we’re not. And no matter how much we try and “act” fine, inside we want to stomp our foot like a toddler with a tantrum. That was me this week. Although I did end up stomping my foot and then taking out my aggression in the […]

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Past Year to New Year

January 1, 2013

2012 was a year of healing for the Cotters. I knew it would be because I prayed it would be. Didn’t know how or when, but I knew HE (God) would work HIS ways. All I had to do was TRUST. Easier said than done, but I (we) did. As a couple we took every […]

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Flashback Friday: Kiwi Cotter

November 23, 2012

As I sit here, thinking over this past year, I almost get a little teary eyed. For me, that says something. I may be corny, but shedding tears of emotion? Pah-lease. Haha, actually, I share in tears of joy. And that’s why I am writing this today. For me, to share joy, to look back […]

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To Mourn the Storm

November 3, 2012

This weekend has been one of many mishaps and many goodhaps?? Is that a word?  But there is one thing that could not escape my mind. Sandy. Just as we share in each other joys, God teaches us to share in each other’s sorrows as well. My heart has been aching for those affected by hurricane Sandy. […]

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WIAW: Food for Thought

October 24, 2012

Not your typical WIAW, but go with me here. We’ll talk food for thought. My thought diary on this Wednesday, sound good? I’m hoping Jenn will approve. Grab a fork and dig in. What if. Yes, what if you didn’t know how to measure? Would you miss knowing your weekly running mileage? Your pace? Your […]

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Tuesday Truism

October 2, 2012

How’s that for a title? Truism according to good old Webster: Definition of TRUISM : an undoubted or self-evident truth; especially : one too obvious for mention You know what TRUISM slapped me right across the face this morning? It was this quote from a devotional I was reading. Well, it’s not really a truism […]

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