So Little Change

As an athlete uses a ball so do many of us use words: words spoken and words sung, words written and words uttered in prayer. We throw them swiftly across the field; we learn to handle them with dexterity and grace-and gain as our reward the applause of those who have enjoyed the game. In…

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Christmas Is Upon Us

It has been a really busy year for my family. Particularly with aging parents dealing with various sicknesses and being in the throes of raising 2 teens and a tween. In our busyness, gift shopping has started late and so has decorating and honestly my heart has not been open to the Christmas season until…

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A Personal Reflection

You know I regularly think about the fall of mankind and its varied impacts throughout time. However, more often than not, my thoughts tend to focus on change; on how we seem so ill-equipped to handle it. We look at the past longingly, we worry about changes to come, we are anxious regarding the changes…

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Time To Change

I think I’ll write about changing life in our home.  We’ve been going through some serious difficulties – particularly in the last few months.  We do not have a particularly kind or patient home and sarcasms is usually stuck on high.  Given the lack of patience, we often are on edge; it is certainly not…

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Strange Brokeness

So this morning I had read all my email and Facebook, ate breakfast, fed the dog, and made some coffee.  I was thinking about what I wanted to write but, having a bit of a headache, I decided to turn on HGTV and watch Disaster DIY – a show where friends or family, of someone…

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