Monday, July 22 2024 - 3:47 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.

Jonah People

My three-year-old grandson enjoys watching cartoon videos and I often treat him to one when he stays with me for a day. I usually watch …

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The Gift of Time

This week I am struck by issues with time. Not just my use of time, but our expectations of it. I learned of a young …

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Expensive Gardens

I believe that gardening was inserted into human DNA from the beginning. It all started long ago in a beautiful garden that God created (Genesis1-3). …

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The Pretender

Yesterday I started getting messages from my Facebook friends about someone using my name to ask for Friends. This isn’t the first time some impostor …

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Grief and Blessing

Several years ago, two weeks in a row, we received phone calls to tell us that someone had died. My husband lost a first cousin, …

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Life’s Little Drips

I am displeased–oh, phooey, I am ticked off. I left my aging dog for a grooming appointment at 10:30 this morning. Six and one-half hours …

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Beautiful Weeds

I encourage my husband to take photos of weeds. He usually carries his camera on our weekend dog walks. At the peril of lengthy pauses, …

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