Distracted

I heard the tires on the gravel driveway and called Dan to hurry! We rushed out the door and we greeted four year-old Grace and I swiftly rushed to the other side of the car and unbuckled five-week old Parker Anne for the first time! I gently held her in my arms and helped Grace…

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Pride

“I’m wondering what you would think about me going to the parade this weekend?” His eyes were locked on mine, searching for the first sign of hesitation or judgement. I don’t know what he saw for sure. I wanted to be that mom full of “yes” energy, cheering him on and making sure he knew…

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Mercy on a Piano Bench

Cradled and held close to his chest, my entire body lay completely limp, my arms and legs dangling from the strength of his arms. The image came quickly to my mind as I rocked in a white wicker rocker on my front porch with tears streaming down my face. In silence with no words, I…

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Designed to Touch

The pH (acidity) of our blood must be kept within a very narrow range (7.35-7.45) for life to remain viable. Anything outside of this causes our body stress and, sometimes, harm that isn’t reversible.   Panic attacks, diarrhea, dehydration, kidney malfunctions, and hundreds of other things can cause the body to become dysregulated. Our bodies are…

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April: Inspired

For the month of April the women of Red Tent Living will be exploring the them “Inspired” (creativity, breath, limitless, holy ground).  We invite you to join us by reading our posts. We also encourage you to consider joining us on Sunday’s at 4pm CST as we gather together virtually and via Facebook live during this…

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Theme To Consider: Unstoppable

For the month of March the women of Red Tent Living will be considering the theme “Unstoppable” (advocate, capacity, manipulate, long-suffering). Join us by reading or by hosting a Red Tent Dinner in your home and inviting women to share stories prompted by the theme.

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