Viewpoint of Grace

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†I spent some time with my mother yesterday.¬† It was my father’s 81st birthday.¬† Part of my gift to him was to remove my mom from the room.¬† He doesn’t ask for much.¬† Mostly, we’re all surprised that each of us has lived this long. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† […]

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Attitudinal Accordance

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†While it is true that for quite some time now I’ve preached the gospel of Self-Care, it is equally true that from time to time I’ve continued to lapse into a state of judgey-ness.¬† (I’m not happy about this, so it needs to be addressed.) ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† […]

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Inner and Outer Observations

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†I wast late to the Netflix party because . . . . . video stores.¬† I miss them, I loved them.¬† Streaming felt like I was cheating on them. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†But now, they’re mostly all gone.¬† (At least here, anyway.¬† I heard that there […]

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Divine Due Diligence

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†In children, being stubborn is looked¬†upon as a bad thing, a character defect we need to correct. ¬†But as an adult, we’re praised for our determination. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†What the Universe wants us to pay attention to right now has to do with that stick-to-it-ness, […]

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Our (In- and) Out-Look

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Sometimes we say “I wouldn’t change a thing” or we regret a choice and feel more like, “I totally would have done things differently.” ¬†Both are valid responses. ¬†Both tell their own story. ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†Our message today though, reminds us that it’s more about […]

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