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My Morning Gift

I have been expecting to see a doe and a baby fawn in our backyard. It usually happens in the spring. A few days ago, my hope was realized as a mother doe walked carefully through the trees followed by … Continue reading

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Exchanging My Gear

I went to the Outfitter with a list for what I would need for my new journey. I needed a new backpack so I started out searching for the perfect one. Other than shoes, the backpack is the most important … Continue reading

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Why I Hate My Closet

I don’t really think my closet is too small. I rather believe that I have too many clothes. It would seem a simple concept to then give some of the clothes away. But, the good intentions of sorting becomes a … Continue reading

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The Fragrance of Thank You!

My friend called me this morning from her vacation spot one state away.We started out talking fervently about nothing, as friends do. But then she told me about her flight. This friend was seated next to a woman who was … Continue reading

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You are Thankful for What?

I listened carefully as my friend described to me the findings of her recent medical workup. The past couple of years have been a battle with cancer. The cancer is gone but side effects from chemo and an unexplained anemia … Continue reading

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Maybe this Burden is not Mine

I have often prayed for a burden to be removed from mine, or a friends’ shoulder. I was impacted this morning by the wording of Psalm 81:6 “I removed his shoulder from the burden…” I would have expected it to … Continue reading

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Being Reminded of Who Hears Our Prayers

As I am journeying through a Lenten devotional based on the Book of Common Prayer I am finding each morning that the written prayer begins and ends with these words: O,God ______________________________, through Jesus Christ our Lord, who lives and … Continue reading

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