Category Archives: Faith

A Mother’s Day Farewell

Mormor is headed back to Minnesota. They call ours the sandwich generation and we were a classic example. Only sometimes the bread crumbles and the sandwich falls apart. In July 2012, my mom, Sigrun Hovland, moved from Minneapolis to Huntsville, … Continue reading

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Easter 2014: So about the bunny…

Easter 2014 may be over, but if you are a believer, the celebration of Jesus’s Resurrection is just beginning. From 1 Peter 1:3, “Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he … Continue reading

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2014 New YOU resolutions

A New WHO? Nearly half of the people in the US make New Year’s resolutions. Not me. I haven’t made them for quite a while, actually. It’s not that I don’t need to improve upon myself, or that I’m so delusional … Continue reading

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Life lessons from the ‘Wicked’ Elphaba

The hit musical, Wicked, celebrated its 10th anniversary this year. Besides the clever storyline, amazing score and stellar cast, I believe there’s another reason for the show’s ongoing success: the wicked witch herself. We could all learn a thing or … Continue reading

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Mandisa and fellow Christian artists rock the house in Huntsville

2013 Tobymac Hits Deep Tour I lied. In September I swore I was done with concerts after my husband and I sat through a mildly miserable Taylor Swift show with our two young daughters. Swift’s talent and charm couldn’t compensate for our … Continue reading

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Purpose Driven Life

It’s a familiar story for many of us putting in our time on this glorious earth.  I was struggling for a while earlier this year about my purpose in life: What am I supposed to do? A friend recommended I … Continue reading

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