Archive for December 2019

10 Things I Learned in 2019

I hope you are able to spend some time in reflection as this year comes to an end, and we look with anticipation and hope to a New Year. My word for 2019 was Serenity and God miraculously provided new adventures and challenges to build that character into my life. Yes, I learned far more…

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Guess Who Moved into the Neighborhood?

People were confused, hurting, angry and impatient. They wanted relief. They wanted results. Perhaps what they really wanted was a savior. Someone to solve all the problems in the world and thus make their life easier. They had already tried just about everything, including following their own instincts, going after whatever would satisfy, even as…

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When Family is “Complicated”

Let’s face it. Great Uncle Horace is not going to change this year. He will still be obnoxious, drink too much, bring totally inappropriate gifts and end up snoring in the recliner during the family Christmas gathering. Yes, he’s a piece of work. But he’s your family’s piece of work! Ahhh…. extended families during the…

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A Time to HUSH!

Remembering that day I ran away from home. I ran away from the endless noise of ringing phones and television; the constant responsibility of laundry, meals, and bills; the high piles of deskwork; and even the lovely interruptions from my sweet husband. In other words, I ran away from my life. My gift to myself…

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