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a follow up to my simplicity soapbox…

By Megan Westra / March 11, 2011 / 0 Comments

you should really check out the story of stuff.  there are videos and blogs on this link, fan-tastic.  and i in no way meant to sound condemning or harsh, i struggle and grapple with what it means to live simply every day. i think the important thing is not so much that we win the…

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to do, to be, and other wonderful friday things

By Megan Westra / March 11, 2011 / 0 Comments

(parenthetical beginning note: i was already having a fantastic day, and then i received a text from my sweet friend courtney telling me she is bringing me back the most incredible coffee beans in the world from atlanta, thus tripling the goodness of today – thanks court!  you can get your own best coffee ever…

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a thursday kind of deal

By Megan Westra / February 24, 2011 / 0 Comments

primary: my dear friend doreen took some lovely and fun shots of me for promo stuff at work.  i was supposed to look all sporty and active.    she’s kind of awesome. you should check her out. next: continuing to whittle down my list of recipes to blog St. Louis Gooey Butter Cake! this one also comes from…

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stirring

By Megan Westra / January 26, 2011 / 0 Comments

there’s a stirring in my soul today. i can feel it. monday i was so tired.  i had been working for what seemed like days on end; so i prayed for sabbath.  God answered, and i got sick. rest, of course, ensued. (mind you, not entirely of my own will. rest came about more because our lead pastor banned…

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give me a crowne

By Megan Westra / January 18, 2011 / 1 Comment

i am officially the queen of clumsy. i blog to you for the second time today, this time coming from the lobby computer in the crowne plaza hotel in milwaukee. “why?” you may ask, well dear blog followers let me tell you… i have locked my keys in my running car. true story. our windshield…

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where the children fly

By Megan Westra / January 18, 2011 / 1 Comment

yesterday was full of dreaming, sharing and vision casting with the church staff, nice : )  i like stepping back to imagine where i would like to see my life and ministry a year from now, knowing full well that whatever i dream up will only be a tiny piece (at best) of what actually awaits me this…

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"wondrously show your steadfast love…"

By Megan Westra / January 14, 2011 / 0 Comments

maybe winter in wisconsin isn’t so bad after all… : ) earlier this week i made a ginormous crock-pot full of this awesome vegetable and bean chili from a recipe i found in runners world, its been the perfect meal on the go as a new session of swim lessons has started this week.  And, BONUS, Ben…

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long lost and returned

By Megan Westra / January 12, 2011 / 0 Comments

hiatus – “a break or interruption in the continuity of a work or series…a missing part or gap…a natural fissure or cleft in the bone” (dictionary.com) i believe Webster could add the title of this blog to his definition of hiatus. instead of a running, descript and lively narrative of our life as married people…

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horizon…

By Megan Westra / September 7, 2010 / 0 Comments

tomorrow ben and i are headed to chicago with the church for the ccda conference (www.ccda.org) hopefully (prayerfully) some cool changes are headed our way soon… i realize i’ve been nonexistant in blogosphere for a bit, but that will change too…just not today 🙂 grace and peace, megan

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build and break

By Megan Westra / July 22, 2010 / 0 Comments

we continue to settle in, curtains are up, more boxes are emptied and the house really feels like home. this week is tcc’s first ever backyard Bible club-style vbs…and guess who’s backyard (and dining room…and kitchen…) it’s in!  we’ve had about 12-20 kids come each night, and just as many adults ready to serve them!  the…

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