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Category: Amber’s Stories

When The Lord Messed Up My Plans… And Perfected Them In The Process

I’m a planner. I make lists because I think that if I write down exactly how my day will go all my tasks will miraculously get accomplished. Wishful thinking, but at least it is fun to dream that I’m super woman!  I was reminded the other…

Miracles and The Blessing of Friendship

 “You are the average of the five people you spend the most time with.”  -Jim Rohn Have you ever heard of that quote before?  If it is true I must be dang amazing because I think my friends and family are pretty great.  If I read that quote…

The most important lesson a child could learn. Love you Jesse.

Warning: this may be a bit of a tear jerker but it is still a message of hope in the end. Life is full of firsts.  Whether exciting, scary, difficult, easy, sorrowful, joyful it is the firsts in life that we remember; that define us. Some of the most important…

A Love Story Started By Rotten Food. Part 4-conclusion

Finally the dramatic conclusion to how a boy and a girl fell in love because of rotten food. Read Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 first unless you are the type that skips to the last page of a book to see how it ends. I know it sounds…

A Love Story Started By Rotten Food. Part 3

Be sure to read part 1 and part 2 of this story first. I love you like a bother? Did those words really come out of my mouth? This has to be fiction; but it isn’t. In my defense, what I was trying to say came out all wrong…

A Love Story Started by Rotten Food Part 2

I’m sure you’ve all been waiting with baited breath to see if cute blue eyes and I end up together.  If you haven’t read part 1 of this love story pop on over there to catch up. If I gave part 2 a new…

A Love Story Started By Rotten Food. Part I

Finish this sentence about your love story: “We first met because of….”  For me that sentence goes like this. I first met my husband because of rotten food. I guess that sentence doesn’t really invoke lovey dovey feelings, but it does lead to them.  It…

Share the good- Why I started this blog.

Making goodness more visible and available. Every time I go on the internet I’m disappointed in the amount of negative or pointless things I come across. There is soooo much good in the world but we almost have to actively search it out. If we based our world on…

Helpful Ideas For Story and Journal Topics

If you’ve read the first post on my blog you know I’m an avid journal writer. At some point in my writing I realized that there was no way I wanted to leave my journals behind for anyone to read.  I decided the solution was to…

How to write a fun and authentic “About Me” page for your blog or journal.

I think the hardest part of a blog is the “About Me” page. Really?  In one post we are supposed to sum up who we are? Once we are done is it even accurate?  If you could only leave ONE page to your posterity titled “about me…