Missy Lewis Blog

Hanging out with Jesus in a Treehouse: Learning to Be Still at His Feet

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Jesus in a treehouse? I just spent the weekend hanging out with Jesus in a treehouse.  It was AMAZING!  I can’t wait to tell you all about it! For weeks, or maybe more like months, it’s like I’ve been wandering around in a dark, dense forest with no sense of direction. I could hear a voice…

Shut Up, Fat Girl! (Overcoming a Negative Self-Image)

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Who is that Fat Girl? Would someone please shut that fat girl up?!?  She has been harassing me since I was in the seventh grade, and I’m freaking sick of it!  I NEVER hear anything positive come out of her mouth!  The only thing she’s good at is making me feel bad about myself!  It’s time…

Family Time: Onesies, Guns, Dogs, and Okra

Warning: This post involves some neck stretches in order to view photos. Family Family time really is the very best time!  Probably from the day I was born, the value of family has been ingrained into my very soul.  My grandma, He, used to always say, “I love having all my chicks in the nest.”  I totally…

The Making of a Rainbow Unicorn – Becoming Missylaneous Me

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In the Beginning… Believe it or not, I was not born a Rainbow Unicorn.  I was a very ummmm…unique child, one might say. According to my family, I was a pretty dang smart little girl, although a little weird when it came to naming the adults in my life.  For instance, my maternal grandparents were “He…

Minnie – Because “Grandmother” is for Old Ladies

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Grandmother Names… My grandkids will call me “Minnie.”  “Grandmother” is for old ladies, plus it’s way too formal.  (I apologize in advance to any Grandmother out there who I may have offended!  It’s a lovely name, but just not me!) As weird as it may seem (I guess it would seem weirder if we were…

Waving the White Flag – Missylaneous Adventures in Starting a Blog

I’m Starting a Blog! Hey!  I’m starting a blog! A couple of weeks ago, I proudly announced to my techno-genius son, Eric, that I had taken the plunge and purchased a domain to launch my very own website. (I have no idea if that is the correct terminology, but it sounds right to me, so…

Confessions of a Rainbow Unicorn

Upgrading! It thrills me to present to you, BOTH of my loyal blog followers, the Missylaneous Me website!  Although I have been sporadically blogging for a few years now, I recently decided to take the plunge and purchase a domain, my own little piece of the interweb!  You might say that I had previously rented my…