Holding Faith Close

             We can all agree, there’s much going wrong right now.  What takes more words and more belief, and a bit more reaching, is to see how loads of shit is actually going well.              Years ago, during a particularly challenging period of time, that […]

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More Than Managing

             Our grandbaby tells us now she’s not a baby.  She’s a “big kid” (as if we need a reminder, from her).  She turned 2 at the end of January.  (TWO!)  Yesterday she walked importantly out into the backyard with a pair of floral snips to harvest a handful of […]

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Continued Observations In Grace

             As the overwhelming negativity continues everywhere we turn (I recently heard someone say the ocean is dead, why even try), as we approach a very hope-filled, jubilant (but traditionally controversial) weekend, I try my best to stay over on the positive side.  I am actively practicing my gratitude.   […]

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Living, Being

             There are certain types of people in our world who plan, who set goals, who save for a rainy day, who prepare for disasters.  And then, there is my mother.  And me.              We visited with her this afternoon, extending her birthday celebration farther […]

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To Be True

             Sometimes our messages are thematic.  This is one of those cases.  Last week we spoke of forgiveness and allowing that grace to start from within, to begin the growth and kindness process with our own inner spark.              We were encouraged to shine, to […]

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