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To blog or not to blog...

To blog or not to blog, that is the question.  I'm unsure about this venture but am apparently sure enough to try at the encouragement of my favorite blogging friend of a friend. :)  As procrastination seems to be one of my favorite past times, this might just fit the bill.  

Three weeks into married life and I can truly say that I don't know if I've ever been happier.  I know that there will be times in our married life when things will be hard and stretching, but for now I can say that it's been...easy.  That's the best word I can think of.  And what a blessing that is.  Although I can say I'm not good with change-this girl doesn't even like people changing the location of the Christmas tree-the changes have been hard, but good...aren't all great things?  The Lord has always, always been faithful and he's been so wonderful to provide in this area and it encourages me that he truly cares about every aspect of our lives.  Everything...not just those things which we might consider most "spiritual."

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