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Candy Cane Mission

Believe me when I say that I am as Christmased out as you are, yet here I am ending the holiday week with a Noel-themed post. Bear with me, because the message is about the other 364 days of the … Continue reading

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I Cannot Fix Everything

My friend Diane and I were exchanging a flurry of texts.  A dear mutual friend was in the hospital and had been for several days.  “I am rather worried about him,” I wrote her.  I was concerned that his care … Continue reading

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The World Can Wait

My younger daughter and I love to do jigsaw puzzles.  We always have one laid out on the table in the living room, and we can usually complete three or four a month.  But this fall, a puzzle languished untouched … Continue reading

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Thanks Giving

I love Thanksgiving. Hands down, it is my favorite holiday. My happiness doesn’t come from the Thanksgiving Day meal.  Years ago, while working as a cook, I had to dress twenty large birds at a time. Ever since, I smell … Continue reading

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What Are You Complaining About?

One morning I noticed that my friend Erin was wearing a loose orange rubber band on her wrist. “Do you like my new bracelet?” she asked, giving the rubber band a snap. “I got it at my retreat this weekend. … Continue reading

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A Big Hit of Perspective

It was one of those Monday mornings. The alarm went off too early after a night of stressful dreams.  I pressed snooze repeatedly which meant I had to skip my precious half hour of coffee drinking with my husband. Instead, … Continue reading

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Flying

“The theme you choose may change or simply elude you, but being your own story means you can always choose the tone. It also means that you can invent the language to say who are you and what you mean.” … Continue reading

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