Sunday, June 16 2024 - 2:18 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.

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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Work Balance

A few weeks ago, I got the fall gardening bug and I purchased, potted and planted some botanical additions for my backyard. (In Florida we …

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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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Necessary Endings

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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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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