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What Was I Up To Last Week?

My plan for Thursday, August 9, 2018: 8:15am – Leave for work 9:15am – 3:30pm – Special prayer time, farewell reception, and private lunch for friend and colleague who is retiring 3:30pm – pick up Aleina and head out the … Continue reading

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Looking Back

They say looking back isn’t a good thing. “You won’t be able to move forward if you’re looking backward.” A C.S. Lewis quote says, “There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.” I believe those things, … Continue reading

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Change, Grow, Balance

My story has been one of balance. God keeps showing me areas in my life and in the world around me that are out of balance. I believe we put ourselves in danger of being out of alignment with God … Continue reading

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A Short, Inadequate Word

Like a master craftsman, carving excess out and beauty in, God works his thinking into our spirits. In my own life, mindset changes that he directed brought about healing that was the catalyst for a freedom in spirit, mind, and … Continue reading

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Anticipation is Building

My heart feels as if it’s breaking, and I don’t even know why. It’s not like grief or sorrow. It’s more a yearning; an anticipation of birth.

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New Me, New Dreams

Things are starting to move in my spirit again, so I want to catch up with you before these new things start rolling and life gets ahead of me. I have had a couple (few?) months of internal struggle. Ever … Continue reading

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May I Have a Word, Please?

I thought that once I got through the year of “Firsts,” things wouldn’t be so hard-edged. I thought maybe the second birthdays and Mother’s Day and Father’s Day wouldn’t hurt as bad. Somehow, it all still feels new.

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Still Journeying

Here’s something I know about God; he has always and is always deeply in our lives; guiding, teaching, leading us by degrees to experience him the way we were originally created to do.

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Homesick for the Flow

I’ve been in a painful dry spell. The pain is from being out of sync with God. I couldn’t feel in a tangible way his presence as I have for most of the last couple years. It doesn’t shake my … Continue reading

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Christmas Joy and Grief

I have experienced more emotional ups and downs this week than in a really long time. I wasn’t expecting it. I’ve heard that the holidays are hard, but I didn’t understand what that meant. Last year was our first Christmas … Continue reading

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