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… on guard…

“Do you see those yellow weeds in that field?” Tom moaned one morning as we looked out the kitchen window. “Every single one contains millions of seeds, all headed in our direction. It is impossible to keep them from our … Continue reading

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… at home…

“Oh, Tom, we have a summer place, don’t we?” I squealed over the loud music. He grinned, and nodded. We were cruising about 70 miles an hour this past Sunday on a country road, well, maybe  50 around the curves. … Continue reading

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… holding on…

“Go to your safe place and stay”… warns the TV or cell phone.  “Stay until the disaster is passed.” Is there a safe place when more than 30 devastating winter tornadoes make a very long journey through six states, destroying … Continue reading

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… scattering jewels…

Sometimes there are surprises in what we see. These days my vision is often blurred, even with glasses, so until that is corrected, I will enjoy some mistakes in reading! One morning when reading a passage in Hebrews, I declare … Continue reading

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… today is forever…

So. I had this moment… The treadmill, gaining speed like the little train going nowhere, transported me to the recently located book shelves in the garage. In seconds, the years of Tom sitting for hours, thinking deeply as he studied … Continue reading

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… waiting…

You’ve heard the statement… nothing in life is certain but death and taxes.  Let’s add another certain reality… waiting.  We all wait… for something.  Some wait longer, wait more patiently, more often. But we all are waiting. I so wish … Continue reading

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… holding fast…

Hold on for dear life… how often have you cautioned your child with those words when you were pushing them in a swing. “Go higher, go higher,” they squeal, and you keep warning them to hold on. This phrase has … Continue reading

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… talking and touching…

“Someone has taken care of your meal check,” the server told us with a smile. “Now, I wish I had ordered dessert,” Tom grinned.  While we were wondering who and why someone had given us this surprise gift, the manager … Continue reading

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… seeking oneness…

I wish it were all so easy… in this gift of marriage we were given.  It is virtually impossible to become one.  Is it achievable for us as humans?  What does it even mean two can become one? Early in … Continue reading

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… accepting your gift…

“Are you two on your honeymoon?” Tom and I had gone away for a couple of days, and were asked this question one evening.  At that time, we had been married about 17 years. That question is still often asked… … Continue reading

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