Monthly Archives: May 2013

Discovering God’s Handwriting

We were entering the Kindergarten classroom that was prepared with written messages on paper tablecloths, plates of cookies and boxes of juice. This reception followed the concert we had just attended. My reason for coming was standing next to her … Continue reading

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Is This Story Funny or Serious?

Walking along the side of the road with my hiking boots, thick socks, roll up quick dry pants, weightless shirt, bright red back pack, sun hat (with a drape for my neck), and big sunglasses must have attracted attention. I … Continue reading

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I Missed You

I have not written for over a week. This is the first time since this blog was started that we have taken a break. I found that I missed writing. 1 John 1:4 says “We write this to make our … Continue reading

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Suffering Transformed into Beauty

“I consider that our present sufferings are not worth comparing with the glory that will be revealed in us”. Romans 8:18 I love it when I see the transformation of something that has been shaped by natural exposure become a … Continue reading

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There Is Someone Waiting for Me

I typed the destination into my GPS. I was headed to a retreat for a group of women who had been in a Bible Study together for 40 years. I felt honored to be asked to lead them. The first … Continue reading

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It’s Clean Dirt, Besta

I was excited to schedule the spring maintenance of my Koi pond at the same time as my grandchildren were coming to spend some time with me. I made sure the girls knew they would need boots, as the area … Continue reading

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Beauty in the Mess

Tomorrow my little Koi pond will be cleaned and serviced for the season. Today the surface is covered with algae and floating scraps from last year’s bloom. When the sun is bright I can see images of my fish. I … Continue reading

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