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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.

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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Chow Down

Years ago I had learned that my allergy-prone puppy would be better off without grains in his diet. I got used to reading the ingredients …

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Blinded by Grief

While we were taking our morning walk, my husband and I had a “misunderstanding.” I wondered if the sour feeling would lessen our ability to …

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My Missionary Cat

I had just finished reading a morning devotional from one of my favorite authors. As I leaned back to stretch, I started to pray with …

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I Love Books

Today I walked out of a bookstore and felt like the richest person in the world, even though I had spent money. Actually I walked …

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