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the best UN-birthday ever


I often wonder if she remembers her gift that year,
all I know is it’s one I’ve never forgotten.


I don’t know how long ago it was but the kids were little and money was tight. Shoot, money was always tight; I do remember that much. The kids were little and yet it seemed like everyone had grown out of everything all at the same time. That’s the way it usually happens.


We were freshly “self(un)employed” and it was one of those times when there was way more month to go at the end of our money with no jobs in sight. So, we’d have to hunker down and pinch our pennies trusting God would provide.


He always did.

the best UN-birthday ever

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