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About theworldaccordingtomrsfarquhar

I am wife to Lee, mom to Andrew, Joel and Ben, mother-in-law to Mary Kate and Kitty to Leah and Amelia. I have the privilege of serving as the Early Childhood Pastor at Daystar Church in Greensboro, NC. Oh, and I'm a little bit of a NC State Wolfpack fan. :)

Dealing with disappointment

I had to disappoint one of my little friends today. It made me really sad. I had hoped to be able to accompany her on an overnight field trip for school, but the date happened to correspond with a required … Continue reading

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The value of TEAM.

I was watching the Olympic Women’s Road Race this afternoon and something struck me as I watched. The American, Mara Abbot, was in the lead by over 30 seconds with a few kilometers left in the race. After a horrific … Continue reading

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Take care of yourself!

This year I have had reason to fly much more than in the past. Twin grand-daughters living 15 hours away will do that to you! I’m one of those nerdy people who actually listen to the safety speech as the … Continue reading

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What makes your heart beat fast?

I had a visitor at Baby Praise today. She is in student ministry at a church in Raleigh, but has been serving as a liaison for the children’s ministry for her church since the resignation of their children’s director. I … Continue reading

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Good, good Father…..

Recently we have been singing a worship song at our church called Good, Good Father. I love this song. I have heard it said that the impression one has of God the Father is a reflection of the relationship one … Continue reading

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There’s Something About Mary

Proverbs 15:13 says – A happy heart makes the face cheerful. I have been blessed with a daughter-in-law with a happy heart. Last week I spent the whole week in heaven on earth. I was visiting my son, daughter-in-law and … Continue reading

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The audacity of discontent…AKA that time I visited an orphanage in Chengdu, China.

There are some memories that are forever burned in my mind. One of those memories was a day spent in an orphanage in Chengdu, China. I was honored to visit this orphanage with a group from my church and I … Continue reading

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