Monthly Archives: August 2016

class

With school starting this month, I thought it would be fun to share this throwback post that was a originally written in January of 2008 when I first became an empty-nester. I can hardly believe it’s been almost 9 years:   Monday I did something I haven’t done for almost 30 years…I threw my glasses and a…

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seasons of love

We were just two kids then when all was rosebud pink and green and fresh, in love with love and maybe a little with each other—but mostly just our selves. And it has been a long time coming—this love: tender and bold and broken. Spring held her secret far too long it seemed, but she did not abandon us forever. Ever loyal, she…

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calling uber god

Audio Post:   Did you know there’s a company called Pop in NYC that guarantees to deliver your food order in 15 minutes or less? Uber-Eats used to make an even bolder promise—no more than a 10 minute wait. Think about it; at a dine-in restaurant, it sometimes takes longer than that to get the waiter to come to…

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the broken & the proud

I know this looks like a lengthy post, but if you are looking for life-changing truth, read on. I read somewhere this year that we can choose to toss a stone into a body of water, but once it’s thrown, we have no power over the ripple effect it will have. The author was comparing the stone…

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Á la maison

“A room evolves,” my sister said as we were having a—well, really having another—conversation about what to do with my living room. This time I had decided to paint everything white: white ceiling, white walls, white trim. And as you can see in the photo above, I really did it. I’m not much of a decorator, not…

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thoughts on the crosses we bear

Sharing a bit of what the Lord is speaking into my heart concerning my cross…. Thought #1 My cross is His chosen instrument to effect the cure, and if I don’t get that, receive it, embrace it, I will forever have the ultimate spiritual chip on my shoulder! I will view God’s dealings with me—my afflictions—as punitive,…

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