October E+DAY

I know this E+DAY post is a few days past October 14, but it’s never too late to celebrate E+DAY! Not sure what E+DAY is? Check out this page for more info… I know you are curious! Ry and I went recently attended a marriage event put on by the church we attend. We wanted…

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September E+DAY

I know this E+DAY post is a few days early but Wednesday, September 12 is National Encouragement Day and I wanted to get the word out ahead of time! The church we attend recently did a series called Made For This, which highlighted what God truly made us for. It kicked off with one of…

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August E+DAY

It’s Back to School season where I live, and the shelves are full of school supplies and the racks are full of brand new clothes. For many families in our community, and maybe yours too, they’re unable to buy the necessary supplies for their kiddos to go to school. Many organizations sponsored Back to School…

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May E+DAY

One of my favorite days of the year is the Avera Race Against Breast Cancer. In my previous life, I was fortunate enough to co-coordinate this event and this year, they celebrated their 30th anniversary. They have raised almost $6 million to offer programs and services for cancer survivors and all the proceeds stay local.…

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Giving = Gaining

I’ve been around giving most of my life and maybe you have too. Giving your time, money, heart, a listening ear, encouragement, gifts and more. While the concept of giving has remained the same for me, the meaning and purpose behind it has changed over the years, especially in our wait. Did you know one…

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March E+DAY

Donuts are a staple in our household. Recently, we were at a local bakery getting ready to pay when a woman behind us slipped her credit card to the cashier to pay for our order. I told the cashier, “Wait, these donuts are ours.” The cashier politely laughed and the woman behind us replied that…

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February E+DAY

Happy Valentine’s Day/Encouragement Day! On the 14th of each month, I encourage you to encourage someone else going through a season of waiting or infertility by sending them a care package/note/text/call, etc. One of the best things I have received, and continue to receive, is forms of encouragement from friends and family. It does not have to…

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