Monthly Archives: June 2013

How to Crash a Family Picnic

My childhood friend is here with me for the weekend. We can do whatever we want except for one commitment. I need to take her to a family picnic where a mother and a daughter are celebrating a 140-year-old birthday. … Continue reading

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Faith through Childhood Eyes

I am thankful for a childhood faith that delighted in the wonder of God’s creation, trusted Jesus for anything and wanted to live for Him. As a child I always knew where to find God. One of his favorite places … Continue reading

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If It Doesn’t’ Hurt

How many of us are looking for a pain free life? Is a pain free path the one that will take us where we really want to go? I am working with a personal trainer with the goal of getting … Continue reading

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I’m Glad God Already Knows

The news this week is shocking us by revealing that every phone call we make and every email we send is recorded and stored. The whole idea seems to not be possible in a country where personal freedom and privacy … Continue reading

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My Eyes Saw Only One

There must have been at least 60 kindergarten children singing and speaking at the concert in the school gymnasium this morning. Folding chairs had been placed theater style so the parents and grandparents with their zoom lens cameras could view … Continue reading

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My Amazing New Bush

As the landscaper and I surveyed the work that needed to be done we stopped and looked at this “hopeless” bush. The landscaper was gentle but as he asked about the age of the bush and pointed out how much … Continue reading

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Maybe I Just Don’t Realize It

My grandchildren, ages 4 and 6, thought it would be fun to hide in our house so that when their mother picked them up she would not be able to find them. One potential hiding place was an empty ottoman … Continue reading

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