Category Archives: Personal Narrative

“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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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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The Promise of Living Water

June 21, 2014 Note: I began this blog in 2012 with some biblical reflection on the story of Jesus and the unnamed Samaritan woman, as told in John 4. Reflecting on my husband’s death, March 7, 2014, took center stage … Continue reading

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Starting Over

“. . . may you learn from Jesus the lessons of rest and water. The lessons of trusting God enough to not just slow down but stop awhile. The lessons of drinking in the living water that sometimes needs to … Continue reading

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