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Thankful For Everything

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Many a Thanksgiving meal at our house has featured a trip around the table asking everyone to express that for which they are thankful. It is a common and meaningful practice. Jesus, family and friends, health, opportunity and dinner are … Continue reading

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Better Than Technology

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On a rainy Saturday afternoon my husband decided to clear the clutter on his desk, which led to tossing of obsolete electronics. He had twenty year old Palm Pilots on his desk. Who knows why – we haven’t touched them … Continue reading

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Notes From an Old Bible – Part 2

In my last post, I recorded verses that were important to me out of the Old Testament of a very well used Bible. Now it’s the New Testament’s turn. Here are some underlined New Testament passages. “Therefore do not worry … Continue reading

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Christmas: Evidence of God’s Love

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Jesus love me this I know. As a child I sang that song, and as an adult I have always known that Jesus loves me. But…sometimes I forget. At times I’m not so sure. Christmas provides an especially good opportunity … Continue reading

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Rest First; Work Later

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When all of my work is finished for the day, or when my brain is kaput, I give myself permission to read a novel or to watch a little television.  I’m afraid that if I let myself relax earlier, well, nothing would get … Continue reading

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Trusting, Curiosity, Love and Work: Quotes from the Books I’m Reading

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“Joe,  when you really start trusting those other boys, you will feel a power at work within you that is far beyond anything you’ve ever imagined.  Sometimes, you will feel as if you have rowed right of the planet and … Continue reading

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Framing a Stroke – Which Frame?

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How should I look at my experience with a stroke?  My recovery has been excellent, but the truth that I had a stroke still stands.  It’s disturbing. I come face to face with the age old question: If there is a God, … Continue reading

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Heaven’s Headlines in the Days Before Jesus Died

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Originally posted on Connecting Dots…to God:
If heaven published a newspaper, what would the big stories have been in the days leading up to the crucifixion of Jesus? And what would Jerusalem’s newspaper have reported during the same week? Publisher’s note: These…

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Hallmark Jesus or Real Jesus?

Originally posted on Connecting Dots…to God:
Who is this Jesus we celebrate at Christmas?  That may seem like a silly question, for most of us know the story of Mary, Joseph, and baby Jesus, but the identity of Jesus Christ has…

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A Theology of Sleep

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In a recent conversation with a doctor I found myself discussing the occasional sleepless night.  She started asking me questions.   Was I under stress? How was I dealing with anxiety?  In general, sleep is my good friend.  However, there are nights when … Continue reading

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