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When it doesn’t stop

Some days life seems like a straight, flat open road, one just asking for windows down, radio up, and letting the simple things take over. Other days, whew, other days are like trying to drive on square wheels. Every bump, … Continue reading

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Weather conditions

Living in the middle of the United States makes for interesting weather. Yesterday was in the mid-50s and today the temperature is 15 degrees (F). Last week we had a wind chill of -25 degrees. We’ve had ice, rain, snow, … Continue reading

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Refuse

So much hurt and pain- loss and struggle- war, natural disasters, dishonest leaders, human trafficking, economic breakdown– it’s all so overwhelming to try to take in. Standing in church, singing Josh Wilson’s song I Refuse, reminded me that I cannot fix … Continue reading

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poison ivy part II

I was next to our fence a couple weeks ago, trying to re-connect a fence top to the post. There was a vine climbing up the post, most of the leaves were gone, I was cautious, but still found out … Continue reading

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Casting

After nearly thirty years of struggling with irrational fear, fighting to keep the faith and to keep going forward, I have finally named the culprit– it’s anxiety. Everyone feels anxious from time to time, worrying about a person, an event, … Continue reading

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Help

In the past 48-hours I have learned of multiple dear ones who are struggling with depression. When I say struggling I don’t mean, “Gee, I’m bummed about —.” The kind of depression I am referring to includes the need for … Continue reading

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Wilderness Days

This past year has been a time in the desert for me. Sure, I have been blessed with new friendships through different Bible studies, but there are times when I have felt myself wandering alone. At certain places I felt … Continue reading

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