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About theworldaccordingtomrsfarquhar

I am wife to Lee, mom to Andrew, Joel and Ben, mother-in-law to Mary Kate, Allison, and Caroline and Kitty to Leah, Amelia, Anna Carlton and Lacey. I am the Owner of KidMin Care - a support for children's ministry in Raleigh, NC. Oh, and I'm a little bit of a NC State Wolfpack fan. :)

He knew….

Ten years ago I was a children’s ministry director at a church and needed childcare workers for an event.  Little did I know that the owner of the company I used would become the consultant who would help me launch … Continue reading

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Getting swallowed up by the world

Today as I was reading my One Year Bible, I was struck by the passage in Numbers.  Moses and the Israelites are in the wilderness on their way to the Promised Land.  Chapter 16 starts with this story – One … Continue reading

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A plea to pastors.

It has happened again.  Another prominent pastor has found himself embroiled in controversy over statements made recently.  As I watched the video of John MacArthur saying “Go Home” in reference to Beth Moore, I was saddened. This post isn’t about … Continue reading

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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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