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Ken, Barbie, you, and me

While in college I knew a couple who were nicknamed “Ken and Barbie” because they were so “perfect.” They were stunningly good-looking, smart, talented, and so much in love. They were the couple every other couple aspired to become. Then he wavered. … Continue reading

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rubies

My husband and I have an unusual courtship story. One we treasure because we can see God’s hand all along the way. I was engaged to another young man while my husband and I were best friends. About three weeks … Continue reading

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Love His way

Once again my newsfeed has been filled with “outrageous” actions by others.  I find myself silently agreeing that these actions are horrifying, saddening, and yes, sickening.  I also know that if I chime in, my voice will just be lost … Continue reading

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Life and death

We never know the kind of impact we have on other people.  We may draw people close to us or we may push them away.  It all depends on how we are wired, what may have crossed our wiring along … Continue reading

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Settling

I am wrestling with a spirit of discontentment this morning and the more I try to make sense of it, the more agitated I become. Why, why, why, do we settle for something else when we were meant for so … Continue reading

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Stickers and check marks

The college-age renters above us like to have “deep” conversations late at night on their balcony. Their balcony is about five feet from our bedroom window so I hear a lot, even when I don’t want to hear it. Lately, … Continue reading

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