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Telling my story of then as I’m living my story of now

Time to get real…

Time to get real…

Not that the past few months of blogging haven’t been real, in fact they have been about as real as it gets! But it’s time for my writing to take a new step: I’m going to be self publishing a book. The manuscript is about one third done and I have a very conservative schedule to get it done my the end of September. My goal is to release the book around the first of the year. To make it…

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Sophia Turns 100

Sophia Turns 100

We measure people by their age. We measure blogs by their volume. I’ve discovered is an important social skill to not get these confused. It’s OK to measure a blog by its age, but measuring people by their volume can be a MAJOR social misstep. With this post, Sophia Sojourn is marking its 100th post! That’s a significant milestone of volume! It’s come a long way since my friend Rita suggested that I start a blog to capture my thoughts…

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Year of the Sand Dollar

Year of the Sand Dollar

There is a ritual that it familiar to every military brat that I grew up with. Every two to three years the family is gathered around the table or in the living room. Dad (or Mom) has new orders. It’s time to pack up and go again. In our house this was usually met with excitement and a sense of adventure. Sure we would be leaving friends, church and a surrounding where we comfortable, but we had known all along…

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Sympathy Pains

Sympathy Pains

Over the last couple of days it’s been an awesome privilege to spend an extra amount of time praying for the son of a friend as he had surgery to repair some intestinal issues. The fact that someone I know was going through this was enough to drive me to my knees, but the fact that a one year old child was going through this hit really close to home. ┬áMy own medical journey has, to say the least, heightened…

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