Category Archives: Personal Reflections

Interrupted Lives

Interrupted Lives (written after the events of 9-11-2001) We move through our days Not looking much past the next hour and how it’s filled Flowers grow and wither without notice A bird’s song falls on deaf ears Seasons come and … Continue reading

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May you rest in peace, Ann Weems

Yesterday a woman named Ann Weems passed on from this earthly realm.  She was not someone I knew personally, however she has influenced the shaping of my thoughts about who God is, and how God loves each of us.  She … Continue reading

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Tribute

My dad, Pop as I called him, was a great man.  I realize many people believe this about their dad, and I do not doubt that to be true.  But we can also include Pop in that category of greatness. … Continue reading

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Just like riding a bike

My husband decided to take up bike riding a couple of years ago.  He rides a fancier multiple speed bike, and has worked his way up to going several miles when he’s out riding.  It’s nice that in our community … Continue reading

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Trying once more…

I have not logged on to write in quite a while.  I didn’t realize how long it had been until I logged in today.  And when I set up this blog, I chose generic nature scenes to rotate at the … Continue reading

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Advent, Relationships and Joel, the Lump of Coal

This morning my mom shared with me an unusual clip from the Jimmy Kimmel show last night. Jimmy was asked to be a part of a video of an original Christmas song written by the band The Killers.   For the … Continue reading

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Interrupted Lives

Interrupted Lives (written after the events of 9-11-2001) We move through our days Not looking much past the next hour and how it’s filled Flowers grow and wither without notice A bird’s song falls on deaf ears Seasons come and … Continue reading

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Statement of Faith

I have been participating in some courses that are set up to help educate people who are leaders in their church.  Most who take these courses want to grow and learn more, and are in the midst of discerning a … Continue reading

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Birthdays. . .

Moving quickly toward the precipice of adding another year to my age has me reflecting on what it means to celebrate a birthday. I have not always appreciated when my birthday rolled around. But as I creep up on yet … Continue reading

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More about Eva Cassidy

As promised, I wanted to share more about a singer who I truly enjoy.  Eva Cassidy was an American vocalist and guitarist known for her interpretations of jazz, blues, folk, gospel, country and pop classics.  I first became aware of … Continue reading

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