Category Archives: Friends

Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…Updated from Long Ago–More Relevant Than Ever

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. Isaiah 43-18-19 he past six months have provided me with ample time for reflection on […]

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I Don’t Know How She Does It…

nd frankly, I don’t know how I do it either. Some days life is a perfect dance of work, car pool, after school activities and a pleasant dinner and some days…well, you find yourself way-laid by a two hour dental … Continue reading

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Timing, Tiptoeing, Terror…

“Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past. 19 See, I am doing a new thing! Now it springs up; do you not perceive it? I am making a way in the wilderness and streams in the wasteland. … Continue reading

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Life is Short or Is It?

omeone recently related an experience with me ending it with “Life is Short.” In other words, temporary discomfort wasn’t worth enduring in the hopes of finding long term pleasure. For a variety of reasons, this comment stuck with me for … Continue reading

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How We Rely on God or the “God is Good when Life is Good” Syndrome

had a conversation recently with a dear friend in which we discussed the many twists and turns of life from relationships, to family, to even success. She made the observation that if God kept our lives on the “straight and … Continue reading

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Patience is a Virture…I love you, Mom.

y mother recently admonished me to have more patience with life, my friends, and myself. Who better to teach me about patience than my mother? “The patience of Job” was said about her often. She raised five children, taught high … Continue reading

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Fidelity…Fideles…Faithfulness…

have a magnet on my fridge. It says, “Faithful Friend.” It is probably the most humbling gift that was ever given to me. Not because, I haven’t been a faithful friend, wife or mother, but because I never considered that … Continue reading

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Love and Loss…

ithin a few months of each other, I lost two very important things, the nuclear family that I had created was shattered by deception and divorce, and my sister was snatched from me by a prion disease called CJD. My … Continue reading

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Blog Sabbatical…

I will not be posting for a couple of weeks as I try to focus on my sister in her last days as well as work on several projects that I delayed in the days following my sister’s diagnosis. I … Continue reading

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The Dress…

It occurred to me this morning that it really makes no sense that the dress that you wear on the most important day of your life is a dress that you wear only once. It’s worn, cleaned and preserved perhaps … Continue reading

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