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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.

Don’t Forget Dietrich

I am reading about the life of the German theologian and pastor, Dietrich Bonhoeffer. He was one of the few voices warning the world about …

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Light and Warmth

On a sunny winter day we opened the shades on the south facing windows and sliding doors of our home. During most of the year …

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Just a Tag

Today I brought home several items of clothing from visiting one of my favorite department stores. As I cut off the offending price and other …

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The Cosmic Locator

I follow a few reality television programs. One of them consistently makes me cry. I am eating my lunch and turn into a blubbering mess. …

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Alpha and Omega

I enjoy seeing a need and starting a group or service for that. I am a pretty great starter. Yet I am coming to the …

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Wisdom From the Gym

The happy pill I take each day is at my local gym. The older I get, the less I can do without it. Thanks to Bill Phillips …

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Christmas In My Closet

The other evening I started looking for my leftover holiday wrapping papers. I moved luggage, shoes and long-forgotten odds and ends in my closet. I …

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Finding the Lost

I absolutely hate losing things and especially my Bibles and books. Recently my husband came home from his job and handed me a Bible. “Did …

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Digital Immigrants

Recently I listened to an online conference with a variety of speakers. I was especially impressed by several professionals addressing the challenges of parenting in …

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Homesick

The first time I spent a night alone away from my parents, I slept at my grandparents’ house about 10 miles from home. I remember …

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