Waiting And Anticipating

It’s finally here! The time of year most, if not all, of us have waited for  –  spring! That is, according to the calendar. It’s been a long, cold winter, too, hasn’t it? Even the folks who are not accustomed to the bitting effects of old man winter donned a heavier coat and scarf this […]

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Gaining Perspective

We lie in bed, my husband and I, our backs reveling from the PainStop spray. We’re injured. His lower back, my upper left, just under the shoulder blade. He doesn’t know how he hurt his. Me, I lifted our four year old niece at Christmas, I think. My husband breaks the silence and says,  “We smell like […]

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Have you ever wondered why a dog chases his tail? Is it because he is bored and needs to expend energy? As humans, don’t we sometimes feel like we are chasing our tail? Sure we do, and Today was my tail chasing day . . . Dear God: As a result of my circling, my day […]

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Dear God:  I am preoccupied.  The Arctic blast encompassing most of the U.S. forces me to think about the homeless. My heavy heart thinks about these souls, as well as the families dependent on shelters, churches, and other safe havens that offer an open door of refuge either during a storm or otherwise. But today, […]

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Dear God: I am reverent. Today, within a 5 minute span, I expressed my sincere condolences to two families who are grieving. One is a dear friend who lost her 94 year old mother and the other is a loyal barber shop customer who lost his 86 year old father. I have been in their […]

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Welcome to my prayer journal. Why make a prayer journal public? Why not? What if my prayers encourage and inspire. I often think about the people that I come in contact with at work, especially an acquaintance that becomes a friend, because of a 15-20 minute haircut. Like a bartender, I hear confessions. I hear […]

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