Monthly Archives: March 2012

Punctuation on Death and Dying

Richard and I recently lost a dear friend whose compassion and grace affected our lives forever.  Though we hadn’t seen or chatted with  him in years, we already miss him.  We called him our Gentle Shepherd.  So here’s to you, … Continue reading

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Into an Alien World

Psalm 139:7-11 ia a favorite text of mine.  In 1957, I heard Jim Reeves sing, “Fly the ocean in a  silver plane.  See the jungle when it’s wet with rain…”  I knew that one day I wanted to see the … Continue reading

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It’s Spring!!!

Today is the first day of spring.  (Wahoo!  The rains and storm clouds have moved toward the east. ) It’s a spectacular day of blue skies, puffy, white clouds, and gentle breezes.  As a child, I couldn’t understand why my … Continue reading

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Waste not; Want Not!

As the daughter of parents who endured the Great Depression on a diet of potatoes and coffee, I learned to “waste not, want not.”  But then I married a man whose motto is, “If in doubt; throw it out!”  And … Continue reading

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A Second Look at Praise?

I was on the brink of suicide when God first revealed to me His gospel of praise.  Beside giving me the strength to hang on one more day, I found a dynamic powerhouse at my fingertips.  Praise became my mantra … Continue reading

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Let’s Do Lunch

Last week I received an invitation to enter a drawing to “do lunch” with the President.  Since I don’t live on the East Coast, I declined. Instead on that very day, I did “lunch” with the King of Kings.  Yeah, … Continue reading

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Dancing in the Sunlight

You are not your car; you are not your house; you are not your bank account; you are not your 401K.  You are not your failures; you are not your problems; you are not your disappointments.  You are the toe-headed … Continue reading

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