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That is What I Do

    I recently emailed a request to someone I was just getting to know and risked asking her to guide me in the steps I need to take for a project that has been a dream of mine.   … Continue reading

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Shredding My Data

I have filled three huge lawn bags with shredded paper today. Hidden among the shreds are the details of my life. I could tell you how much my electric bill was in 1980 if I had spared those receipts from … Continue reading

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Lessons from the Camino

Today is my third day walking. I am mostly walking alone, which is the recommended way. Here are some thoughts that blessed me. Watch the sheep. They peacefully graze in the green pastures. There is no evidence of concern. Use … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Prayer

(from brothers and sisters around the world). Last week I had the stunning privilege of talking to a group of international guests and asking them to teach me what God was teaching them about prayer. The first to respond was … Continue reading

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The Impact of Unexpected Words

I have been jolted this past week by words that will have a lasting impact.  I have heard them as I answered my phone with no preparation for what I was about to hear. I will write about three calls, completely … Continue reading

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Where to Start

by Shirlee Vandegrift Heavenly Father, I come before You not knowing how to pray, or where to start. You are so big and I am so small. You are so powerful and am so weak. You are so truthful and … Continue reading

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A Prayer after Christmas

Good and Loving God, This year as I think about all the preparations for Christmas and then acknowledge that, for some, the hopes for the day could not be met, I am remembering the Garden of Eden. I am so … Continue reading

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