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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.

Heart Attacks

A dear family in our church just lost a son, husband, dad, brother, and friend (same person) to a sudden heart attack. A man in …

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All Alone

Many years ago, I read Admiral Byrd’s South Pole adventures in his book, Alone. I shiver now recalling his mind and body-numbing experience as he …

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So Many Books

I am sorting through my books. That’s five bookcases, plus. I have grown tired of looking at crowded and overflowing shelves, besides stacks of books …

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The Healing Touch

I don’t remember how I found her. At least 15 years ago I started going to a local private massage therapist. And that was perhaps …

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A Trashy Life

My husband said that I should write this blog. A cloudburst of refuse defaces our streets, ponds and highways. My husband and I are in …

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Staying Together

I am tired of his stuff. He is tired of my stuff. We are weary of our patterns. We have known each other for close …

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We Should Have a Party

I was only away for a week when my four-year-old grandson missed his usual Thursday Grandma Day with me. According to his father, when the …

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Sounds of Contentment

We have babies at our house again. It’s been more than 25 years since we’ve had kittens but we now own two darling little male …

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Disconnect to Connect

Getting ready to travel, I usually arrange to have our physical mail held at the post office, and I cancel delivery of our newspaper. During …

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