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Lesa Johnson

Adjusting my way

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Sometimes we just have to adjust our Jeremiah 29:11. That verse has become a noun to me, a possession of sorts I proclaimed after losing my husband so suddenly four years ago today. One of the most frequently claimed verses in our world, it goes “For I know the plans I have for you, plans
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Lesa Johnson

Remembering the 26th

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The 26th … No, I didn’t let it slip away without notice. The Rhythm of my life is now based on a calendar with enlarged 26’s, my day to remember Dean an extra portion . 20 months ago he slipped quietly to heaven,  and we are here wondering daily how to make it all work.
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“Never the same” but loved

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"Never the same" but loved

I can’t sleep. As a widow, I’ve come to think of my life as BD, WD and AD. Before Dean — With Dean– After Dean. Tonight I’m reliving those periods as I toss and turn. I met Dean when I was very young, in Junior High science class, to be exact. We grew to a
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Tree Stakes

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I call my sons my “left and my right” so often,  but my guess is that they have no idea what their support means and how they are the invaluable source of my “WHY “. This week I have been tasked with “What’s your why ? ” in multiple settings.   I know from my faith
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I visited my grave today.

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May 25, 2015 I visited my grave today. Come again? I visited my space. My plot, my pre-paid and pre-planned final resting spot at East Lawn Cemetery, just to the right of my beloved, the Father of my sons, my husband Dean. I brought flowers, Red, White and Blue, for him, that is, because it
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Bio ProfileLesa Johnson is a daughter, mom, sister and friend.She’s a creative visionary, a chatty-Kathy, a musician, a wordsmith, and and lover of God. Simplicity, ranch life heart emoticon #farmersdaughter #cafranch #pureandsimple.
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Home late after an extremely long day and I find the box propped against my front door… The fulfillment of that weekend Amazon Shopping I mentioned. Book lovers, rejoice! Here are some of the most beautiful libraries from around the world. While you’re drooling over these, why not tell us about your current reading list?
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In some ways, this is how I will always remember your family… I feel blessed to have known Dean, and seen your boys grow up to be such good men.To my boys… “The Great Competitor”Beyond the winning and the goal Beyond the glory and the fame. He feels the flame within his soul.Born of the
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