• Infinitely More

    By Heidi McLaughlin – “Infinitely more” might look something like this: You ask your teenage daughter to clean her room and when you walk in the house your jaw drops because she has cleaned the entire house....

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  • Tension to Tenderness

    By Heidi McLaughlin – My heart sinks when I hear someone say: “I feel so overwhelmed, overscheduled and fatigued that I am afraid I am bypassing my divine life’s purpose.” Each time I hear the framework of...

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    Walk a Mile in My Shoes

    By Heidi McLaughlin – “I could never wear someone else’s shoes” a friend of mine retorted when I suggested she try shopping for shoes at a Consignment Store. She turned up her nose and grimaced as she...

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    Invisible Coyotes

    By Heidi McLaughlin – There are coyotes out there dad”, said the three year old boy, “They are going to come into the house and hurt us.” The dad walked to the window, looked for a long...

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  • Sand In My Shoes

    By Heidi McLaughlin – The feeling of being barefoot and feeling the sand squish between my toes evokes the giddiness of freedom. I feel like a child when I flirt with the ocean and get near enough...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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    A Glorious Splash of Time

    By Heidi McLaughlin – An unrelenting knot in my stomach signals the beginning of my Easter week. My emotions become tender and anxious because Good Friday is approaching – again. This tension started ten years ago on...

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    Forever Young

    By Heidi McLaughlin – There is one line in Bob Dylan’s song, “Forever Young” that puts a smile on my face. “May you build a ladder to the stars and stand on every rung”. This lyric may...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Words, Wisdom & Ant Hills for 2013

    Heidi McLaughlin – Each year I ask God for two words. That may sound dull and simplistic but for over ten years this ritual and discipline has profoundly impacted my life. Here is how it works: Each...

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  • Brillant Seeds

    By Heidi McLaughlin – Every time I open my mouth I plant a seed. There are days I wish this was not true, but there is no escape from this law. We can call it sowing and...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Hidden Heroes

    By Heidi Mclaughlin – What were those strange, muffled sounds coming from behind my parent’s bedroom door? With my socked feet, I quietly tip-toed past my parent’s bedroom, hoping that no once heard me. Once again, I...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • UNLEASHING THE K.I.S.S. MARRIAGE – Blended Family Reunions

    Many months ago my husband Jack and I announced: “It’s time for a Family Reunion!” It makes we wonder if some of our children secretly shuddered when they heard that we wanted everyone to come home for...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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  • Park Your Ego At The Door

    By Heidi McLaughlin – “Everything is wrong with this place. We don’t have all the tools we need, not enough billable work hours and even the air conditioning is not working.” Those words whizzed through the air...

    • Posted 7 years ago
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