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willing to love

The Bible teaches that all commitment is based on a loving relationship. Being loved leads to commitment and willful decision-making, not the reverse.¬†(Cloud and Townsend,¬†Boundaries, (c) 1992. bold mine). While in college I had a huge crush on a friend. … Continue reading

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My personal public notice

In the past few weeks I have seen some posts on my Facebook news feed “shared” with the intent to express the perspective of the person. At best, it is delivered in a “shocking” manner, at worst, it is hurtful … Continue reading

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Hearts and hurts

Tonight my son broke my heart–not because he was mean or did something hurtful, but because his heart was hurting. It has been two months since our moving truck and minivan pulled out of the farm driveway for the last … Continue reading

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Still

I had my first lesson in Stillness and Solitude today. The boys have gone back to school. My husband is at work. I am alone. My “to-do” list, “if-I-only-had-the-time-I-would” list, and “gee-what-should-I-do-next” lists sit idle. Sure, I’ve made beds, straightened … Continue reading

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