Author Archives: Judy

This Thanksgiving

This Thanksgiving will be different. Tables will be smaller. Too many gatherings will be missing an individual who is struggling with Covid, or worse. Many people will be alone on a day on which they would much rather be with … Continue reading

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Seeking Security

David Brooks’s essay in The Atlantic, “America is Having a Moral Convulsion,” describes America as a far less trusting society than it was twenty-five years ago. As I think about my own sense of trust in government, institutions and media, … Continue reading

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How’s Your Vision?

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Michael May hadn’t seen anything since the age of three after being blinded in a chemical explosion. He adjusted well, married, had children, took up skiing and founded a business. One day, Michael accompanied his wife to her optician as … Continue reading

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Finding Rest During a Pandemic

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When most of your days are spent at home, are the lines blurred between rest and other activities. Does it matter? This pandemic has played havoc with our rest; we are out of balance. Those who are driven to work … Continue reading

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A Time to be Silent

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It’s surreal walking into a grocery store – one of the few places I walk into these days – and observe everyone covering their mouths and noses with a mask. I don’t find it odd anymore. Masks are necessary, but … Continue reading

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A Lament

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It was a rainy day. Skimming the headlines, I quickly realized the newspaper was going to make it gloomier. When I sat down to read my Bible I decided to read Lamentations. It seemed appropriate. Lamentations is a short book … Continue reading

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Defining a “Successful” Life

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Some day, when your complete life is known and evaluated, do you feel it will be viewed as a success? What makes a life successful? I’m writing at The Perennial Gen today, so follow this link for my thoughts about a … Continue reading

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I Can’t Breathe

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The phrase I can’t breathe has deeper meaning every day. A month or two ago, it meant that Covid-19 sufferers were struggling to breathe, being put on ventilators, and some of them dying. We watched in grief and apprehension. Last … Continue reading

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Who Will Fill in the Blanks?

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We desperately want experts to fill in some blanks on how to best fight the corona virus. Scientists, economists and politicians are experts in their fields, but no one has the knowledge required to fill in the blanks left by … Continue reading

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Covid-19 Will Change the World

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Politico listed listed thirty four ways the world could/would change from less polarization to more telemedicine to big government making a comeback to worship looking different. The New York Times discussed the world doing science together and The Guardian, published “‘We can’t … Continue reading

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