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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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Eee-Yah-Kee

This word/sound came to my mind today and stirred memories. I couldn’t remember if it actually had a meaning or if my sister and I had only attributed a meaning to it when we were children. Out of curiosity I … Continue reading

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No More Lutefisk

My Aunt died this week. She was 91 years old and suffering with congestive heart failure.   It is not hard to engage the rational mind and say that this is a blessing, an evidence of the grace of God. … 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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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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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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Blue Velvet and Lace

I have been trying to simplify our house. This means that I am going through things and either giving away or tossing things that we will never need. (If you were to walk though our house today you would not … Continue reading

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