Category Archives: One Another

Forgetting…and Remembering

Today the whispers of memory are cloaking my heart. As I release tangible things to other people by donating, toss others into the trash, and prepare my home for new owners and memory-makers, there is a reluctance and sadness hovering. … Continue reading

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Creating Space and Picking Up the Threads

When you neglect a muscle for so long, not only is it difficult to reawaken it, the work is harder, the doubt is deeper, the commitment is harder to muster. There have been matters both of passion and calling that … Continue reading

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Summer: A Season of Vibrancy and Vigilance

Here is the second set lesson notes from September’s New England Ladies’ Retreat. Several have asked that I share my notes. It seemed easier to clean them up a bit and post them here. They are not in narrative form, … Continue reading

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Stormy Seasons: Hold On to the Promises

I had the blessing and privilege of God walking me through lessons to share for September’s New England Ladies’ Retreat recently. Several have asked that I share my notes. It seemed easier to clean them up a bit and post … Continue reading

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What You Can Learn from Listening in to a Conversation

Sometimes you stay longer in one place than you intended. It may be because what’s there is so  sweet, you don’t want to leave. Other times, your feet get mired by one distraction or another and it takes a while … Continue reading

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When You Need a Valentine Every Day

Yesterday, a sweet-faced and gentle-spirited student of mine carefully carried a beautiful orchid and little box of chocolates into school and left them on my desk for me to find. His family takes every opportunity heralded by Hallmark to bless … Continue reading

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More than Death and Taxes

Today I am thinking about what we can really count on in this life. There aren’t many things that are a sure thing. Yes, death, taxes. What else? That we will eventually be hungry again–hungry for food, hungry for time, … Continue reading

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