Monthly Archives: June 2012

The Comfort of an Advocate

I have had a month of legal and logistical pressure. I have found myself in places of tension with city ordinances, building inspectors, insurance adjustors, real estate offers, amendments, banking legislations and… I have had a month of placing phone … Continue reading

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Did You Call a Wrong Number?

I answered my phone and learned the call was from a nurse calling on behalf of my health insurance company. She said she wanted to go over some information for me that would help me with prevention strategies. Her first recommendation … Continue reading

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They Didn’t Even Smell of Smoke

This is a phrase borrowed from the New Living Translation describing the condition of Daniels three friends who had been thrown into the firry furnace. The Bible is careful to make it clear that the furnace was so hot that … Continue reading

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Links that Anchor to Humanity

I listened with awe as Suu Kyi addressed the dignitaries that awarded her the Nobel Prize for peace. She was chosen for this honor in 1991 but because of house arrest in Myanmar could not personally accept it until this … Continue reading

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Low Visibility

We walk by faith and not by sight. Yet, there are times, like now, for me, when I am reminded that I am still looking to see some assurance that God will show us mercy. Is it an oxymoron to … Continue reading

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No Fear of Bad News…

This verse from Psalm 112 verse 7, “He will have no fear of bad news; his heart is steadfast, trusting in the Lord.” is one more reminder to me that God’s grace reaches far to embrace me. This is especially relevant today … Continue reading

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Tracking Adventures

It’s fun to go to a nature center and learn how to recognize footprints and from them learn behavior patterns of various creatures. Some tracks are deep and clear. The number of toes, the strength of the impression and the pattern … Continue reading

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