Tuesday, October 4 2022 - 8:05 PM

Life Notes

Life is certainly one of our more eloquent teachers! When I wade through the mundane and the ordinary there is always good, solid wisdom to be had. Profound is usually smiling just below the surface of daily ritual, waiting for those three seconds of whole hearted awareness we’re capable of. This is where God often speaks uninterrupted. And this is where I like most to listen, and on a good day, take notes.

Look at Me

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When my children were very little, I discovered the importance of eye contact. This can result in behavior adjustment. Once past the age of nursing …

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Heart Tattoos

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While I was stopped behind traffic, I glanced to my right at an advertising vehicle in a parking lot. With a four-color photo covering the …

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Vision Boards

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On a January evening, a dozen women gathered to create vision boards to enhance our intentions for the new year. My daughter invited me to …

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Grief of Suicide

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On a “stay-at-home” Monday, after I had tackled a lengthy list of phone calls, I decided to clean up my neglected emails following a busy …

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Cabin Pressure

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Some people are convinced that they cannot face the day without their dose of coffee. Some people believe that they must start their day with …

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Matchmaker

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I was fortunate enough to have my dream job straight out of college. While working on the editorial team for my denomination’s youth magazine, we …

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Ripe Bananas

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Without ceremony or a gold watch, my “retirement” document arrived last week from the state where I was licensed as a mental health counselor. Earlier …

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Scams and Deceit

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The email came to me supposedly from my long-time friend—advanced age, many medical issues, and caretaking. We had recently exchanged lengthy email greetings, so I …

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