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Summertime Writing

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My creative juices have evaporated, so instead of words I am blessing you with this sweet sweet photo of my sleeping six-year-old.

I’ve been spending my summer days hanging out with this guy and his brothers, who contrary to what this picture may lead you to believe, have 5 times the energy of their mama.  We’ve been swimming, roller-coastering, creek walking, two-wheel bike riding and driveway basketball playing. (I’ve even beat Carter  at HORSE once or twice…and I don’t think it had anything to do with the fact that he wasn’t wearing his contacts.)

Amidst all of our summer fun (and during electronic device time), I’ve been sneaking in bits and pieces of writing time to work on a story assignment that I’m very excited about, but that zaps all of my brain power. So, though I’ve got nothing of consequence for this blog, hopefully after a few more days of scribbling on my rough draft during swimming lessons, I’ll not only have a boy who has improved his in-the-water skills, but also an article that does the subject matter justice.


Author: Kim Harms

I am the wife of a guitar-playing, worship-leading, adventure-loving husband. I am the mother of three incredible sons: two of whom recently surpassed me in height, and one of whom I am going to pretend is still my baby. I am saved by grace; a daughter of the King who was and is and is to come. *** I am a regular contributor at Today’s Christian Woman, a monthly blogger at Inspire a Fire and have freelanced for a variety of publications including Chicken Soup for the Soul and Guideposts. *** The 500 Dresses ministry that I started with my mom in 2010 is our way of answering the call to serve those in poverty.

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