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Lent, Money, and Games

Lent is just around the corner. Ash Wednesday is in two days! I know myself well enough to know that when I write something down, it helps me to remember, and in this case, stick to it. So, even though it’s … Continue reading

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“Joy to the World”

The pastor of the church where I work stepped into my office last week (3rd week of Advent) and asked, “What do you think if we sing ‘Joy to the World’ this week?” He knows that I think Advent is … Continue reading

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Here I Go Again . . . Christmas Decorating

Last Saturday, I decorated for Christmas. If you read last week’s blog, you know that this simple statement means so much more than the few words it contains. It’s the first time that I’ve decorated my own place. It was … Continue reading

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Ready or Not, It’s that Time of Year

This grieving stuff is unrelenting! And just plain hard. You go along feeling actually great for quite awhile, then, BAM, you are crying uncontrollably and you can’t point to a single thing that brought you to that place. And you … Continue reading

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On Standing and Flying

I have a plaque in my room that says, “When you come to the edge of all the light you have known and are about to step into the darkness, faith is knowing one of two things. There will be … Continue reading

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Space for God

When will I learn that if I just give God some space to work, I am changed? I just experienced one of the most amazing weeks of my life. And these wind turbines started it all. I was driving from … Continue reading

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“It is well . . . isn’t it?”

I listen to the scratching of the fall leaves on the sidewalk outside my window; as I see the beautiful fall colors and bright sunshine; and as I feel the cool breeze on my face, it seems that all’s well … Continue reading

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