Thursday, July 2 2020 - 4:19 AM

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.

What is Essential?

One well used word lately is “essential.” During a time of pandemic, many states in the U.S. have listed or endorsed the use of what …

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Graduating During COVID-19

After experiencing three graduations—high school, baccalaureate and master’s degrees— I’m going to date myself, as this year will be my 50th high school class reunion. …

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Spring Break Cemetery

On the first day of my grandson’s spring break from school, I offered to pick him up from a parent’s office by early afternoon for …

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We Have Been Robbed

When I was a new mother nursing my first baby, I thought I would be feeding that baby forever! He was constantly hungry—when I wanted …

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Healing in Progress

Before I had a major surgery several months ago, the surgeon gave me a list of restrictions for my healing process which included no lifting …

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Why We Need People

Earlier this week one of my young female friends was sharing some of her frustrations about her mother-in-law. She related that as she prepared a …

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