Monthly Archives: April 2013

When Dying Is the “Next Step”

We live in a time where dying is complex. There are so many options and so many decisions. I remember, as a child, that when people’s bodies stopped working they died at home. It was an expectation for those who … Continue reading

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You Will Never Lose Power Again

These were the parting words of the electrician when he finished the complex work of installing a generator that will automatically kick in when there is a storm or some other interruption of power to our house. He left us … Continue reading

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I’m Really Good with Dogs

I have a friend who has a Maltese that has an insatiable need to be held and snuggled. This dog will force itself on to your lap and position its head in such a way that you are surprised to … Continue reading

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He’s Got You!

by Alyce Roeder Experiencing a season of change and the unexpected… these words continue to ring in my spirit….words from my King… “I’ve got this..” He says this when I look at Him with that look of uncertainty… that look … Continue reading

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Learning from Mary, the Mother of Jesus

As Protestants we don’t often talk about Mary. We are more likely to simply explain the role we do not ascribe to her. Yet, I am reminded this week of what I want to learn from her. She understood that … Continue reading

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The Floor Is Not Very Far

I am at the home of my personal trainer. She has created a program of specific movements for me that, when repeated religiously, will give my body balance and flexibility. As I try to get into the prescribed position I … Continue reading

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Being Attentive to our Posture

As I am preparing for a hike I am reminded that posture is important. As I go for my walk I try to remember to press my tummy toward my spine, let my shoulders relax and widen, and picture a … Continue reading

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