Spilled Milk & Sunsets


NIKKI F. THOMPSON
anxiety, Faith, thankfulness

For Easter Friday: A truth that cannot be contained in an egg, or a tomb….


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‘It is finished.’ (John 19:30)   Breathe in these words. Draw them down into your lungs and out again. Breathe in deep. Because this is a deep reality. Not skin-deep, but marrow and bone deep. Soul – deep. As deep as deep can go. This is an exhilarating reality, more freeing and powerful than the

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campus living, Faith, pregnancy and parenting, thankfulness

Their world: an afternoon in our garden in Mid-March


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In the late afternoon at our place a breeze comes through the garden, touching every living thing, including us, with tenderness. Dinner time is almost here. The intense sun has run its course for the day. No need for anymore sunscreen, and hats can finally be abandoned – if desired. We inhabit the garden freely.

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anxiety, Faith, pregnancy and parenting

Something we are good at. . .and shouldn’t be


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Each time I’ve been about to give birth something happens. My must-do-it-all-right-or-else streak rises like a hungry tiger. My mind whirs with pictures revolving around situations and scenarios where I will potentially fail–feeding, child wrangling, coping, ┬árelating to my husband, relating to anyone, washing my hair, sleeping….. It’s been an interesting weekend. It ended well,

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