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Forging a New Journey

I know that most of the life I have known, on a practical level, is gone. Some of it eroded away by the “or sickness” and the “or for worse” of the marriage vow.  Some of it shattered by the … Continue reading

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Covered by Grace

  Last night a friend commented on a stunning black and white quilt that highlights our sofa. I found myself eager to tell the story of how this beautiful covering became mine. I first learned of this quilt when I … Continue reading

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From King Size Bed to Twin

It was with intrigue that I first heard the phrase: “Aging is a diminishing experience”. I remember the time and place as a medical/ethical conference at Trinity Seminary in 2001. The guest speaker. who introduced this thought. was Vernon Grounds. … Continue reading

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Throwing a Red Flag

The line between excitement and anxiety is thin when watching a -football game. All of that changes if we are watching a recording of this same game now knowing the final score. Let’s consider this scene: Our team is behind … Continue reading

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Because I Know You

Hearing loss opens the way for uninvited emotions to charge what begins as a straightforward comment. My default response when my husband does not hear what I have said is to repeat the same comment in a louder tone. The … Continue reading

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Don’t Look at Your Feet

I have been ”over thinking” for a couple of days.  I have some decisions to make, some plans to present and some options to consider.  It’s hard to maintain eye contact with Jesus when you are distracted by that which … Continue reading

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A Tribute to Mother-Part 2

This is part 2 of a 6 part series entitled, “A Tribute to Mother.” O is for Oops, I’ll have to do it over. I was probably six or seven when I walked up to May’s to buy groceries. I … Continue reading

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