Linda J
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My life has been nothing short of a roller coaster ride. But I am thrilled that my wonderful husband has been beside me in the front seat for the past 22 years. My first born recently left for her first year at college to pursue her dream of being a...

(in)side DaySpring: things we love
& you will too!
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  1. “I have had the privilege over the years of being on the receiving end of gifts given to me from wonderful women in my life.”

    I have the most amazing in-laws. They have given me so many gifts in their words, actions, and love for me. The best gift is the son they raised – my wonderful husband.

    I’m going to give them a call tomorrow and tell them so.

  2. Beautiful story! We all leave a legacy, whether we are intentional about it or not. I want to be intentional. I want our family to be filled with a godly heritage. There’s also an old song by Twila Paris that speaks to this. It is called Seventy Years Ago. My young children love it and it speaks to this same principle.

  3. Wow, this beautiful lady sounds an aweful lot like my grandma.

    Beautifully typed together, Linda. “As she was mixing up a batch of pumpkin pie filling it seems that Jesus was calling her home…” this gave me the perverbial throat lump, but it comforted me too, to think of “Jesus “reaching out to her. 🙂

    be well