Hey, my name’s Tina. 

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Andrew and I have been married now for 24 years.  We’ve been fortunate to work side-by-side from home for 14 of those years.

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Both my husband and I are living with chronic illnesses; this was the catalyst for our need to work from home.  Until recently we ran a small ceramics business that provided pet urns to a local family run pet crematorium.

We are like clay jars… (2 Corinthians 4:4-13)

Early in 2018 we were forced to let our business go. For health reasons we just weren’t able to keep up with the demand of the work load any longer. If your interested in knowing more, I shared some of my thoughts and feelings at the link above.

We’re not sure where God will lead us, but we know in our hearts that He has this covered too.

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Kitty-puphood:

We have no children of our own, but we do have two beautiful kitties that we think are the “cat’s pajamas.” (I couldn’t resist. There’s more where that came from.)

Andrew refers to our two girls as “Kitty-pups” because he says they’re part dog. (Haha)

We adopted both of our girls from a local Cat/Kitten rescue after realizing that Andrew was no longer allergic to cats. (Yipee!)

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Both of these sweeties have such different, and amusing personalities, so there is never a dull moment.

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Sheya
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Jessie

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That’s Jessie in the photo above, doing what we call “Super-Cating.” Why she flys upsidedown, we don’t know.  So your guess is as good as any.  She’s a little quirky like myself, and Noisy  (Let me tell ya…) Of course we adore her despite being—on occasion–so noisy.   Sheya has her own Sweetness too. 

My Writing:

As for my writing, I write from a Christian perspective.  I share what’s on my heart, which nearly always is the thing that God has been showing me.  Nevertheless, don’t blame Him for my grammatical errors, punctuation, sentence structure or spelling.  I’m working on all of that, as He works on me.  My faith is my greatest passion, however, so I absolutely love to share it.

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What you’ll find on my blog:

  • True stories with an encouraging message
  • Theology
  • Anecdotes
  • Poetry
  • Reflections
  • Music
  • Humor (or goofiness)
  • Fun facts
  • Some fiction (Not my passion, but I may throw a bit into the mix)
  • Anything which speaks volumes of hope and truth
  • And metaphor…lots and lots of metaphor!

And Finally:

I became a follower of Jesus while I was dating the wonderful man that God has given me.  Having met at the mall, we both like to say: “You can get anything at the mall!” (Hardy har)

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 All of that being said, It’s truly not about us. It’s about the amazing God that we live to serve.

So, that’s who we are. We’re God’s kids.

“At the time the disciples came to Jesus and asked, ‘Who, then, is the greatest in the kingdom of heaven?  He called a little child to Him, and placed the child among them. And said: “Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like little children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven. Therefore whoever takes the lowly position of this child is the greatest in the Kingdom of heaven.  And whoever welcomes such a child in my name welcomes me.”

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