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About cultofezzell

Ben's wife, Nora and Emeline's mommy. Finding the joy in this crazy family life while battling rheumatoid arthritis.

Gratitude 2

I am grateful for finding when I seek.  The internet is full of beautiful souls pouring themselves out for us to soak up and I am grateful for being able to follow one link after another and find balm for … Continue reading

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Gratitude 1

I wasn’t sure what facial expression to attempt… I think I was going for penitent nonchalance?  The dead-in-the-eyes look may be because I am still recovering from having my eyes dilated this afternoon…  Taking two small children to a church … Continue reading

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Lent

From the Momastery Facebook page: Lent starts tomorrow. Traditionally this is the time that Christians “give up” something for 40 days in order to prepare for Easter. I’d like to invite everybody- Christian or not- to give up something with … Continue reading

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Pocket of Peace

It’s been a crazy week. It’s been a week of stress and anger and loss and so many other emotions. With the girls in the picture, every week also has a good dose of joy, but it’s easy to discount … Continue reading

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So, I am trying to be more consistent with this blogging thing.  I think I’ve said that probably 50 or so times so far in this blog.  Also, I need to redesign the look with new pictures, new… Stuff?  I … Continue reading

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Authenticity

I have a really bad habit of storing stories and blog posts in my mind and never actually, you know, typing them. I also have several draft posts with a paragraph that was apparently supposed to jog my memory to … Continue reading

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Growth

So, I am not a fan of resolutions.  I’ve read a lot of blogs about not being a fan of resolutions this year, actually.  Being in the majority this year is somehow annoying to me… I figure why not dive … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo: Beginning

WriMo update day one: I dreamt my computer was falling apart and I had to pull off pieces and keep writing on the remainder. Also, got a fun idea at 6 am, but I was trapped under the babies and … Continue reading

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To Write…

I feel like I need to write, but I’m not sure what I need to write about.  This is not a new feeling for me, but acting on it is a relatively recent development.  I have been an avid reader … Continue reading

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Noraisms

Nora: “Mommy, I don’t want to be late!” Me: “Late for what?” Nora: “For ice cream!” Me: “You have an ice cream appointment?” Nora: “Remember that time two months ago that I went to get ice cream with Cheri and … Continue reading

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