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A Worry a Minute

Tweet Today my body is hurting. The doctor isn’t worried. I am. My mind is coming up with a worry a minute. As each one flits into my mind, I imagine handing it to God. Here’s this one. And this … Continue reading

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Pauline’s Present

Tweet Pauline was a joy. I met her just after college graduation. She worked in the tiny cubicle kitty-corner to mine at the insurance agency. I was a summer temp. She was a long-term employee in the Fire Claims department. Pauline and I … Continue reading

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The Ninja Turtle at the Playplace

Tweet “I made a new friend,” my youngest daughter said. She took a sip of her drink and peered at me over the top of her glasses. “I see that,” I answered with a nod toward the little boy standing … Continue reading

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A Mom & Her Machine

Tweet My daughter painted a sign after I redesigned my office: I have a sewing machine in my space, but I love the idea of it primarily being my “Sowing Room.” My new machine came around Christmas time, and my … Continue reading

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The Radio Debut

Tweet Four weeks ago I left my house at 5:30 a.m. and two hours later I was in surgery. Since then, I was told all pathology reports were benign. I’ve been to the doctor twice and the ER once. I’ve … Continue reading

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Survivial, Stories, and a Book Signing

Tweet Recently fellow author Nancy Kennedy posted on Facebook: Newlyweds Josh and Sara moved to Colorado, and in that sunny state, they felt like they were on vacation every day. Early one morning, Josh kissed a sleepy Sara good-bye and … Continue reading

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Jesus Knows Me, This I Love

Tweet I wait. With more patience and confidence than I’ve ever exercised before, I wait. When I turn the corner, open my email, check my messages on my phone–I’m expectant. Maybe today. Maybe now. How to wait? This time I … Continue reading

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The Secret View

Tweet I sit in my living room enjoying the refreshing autumn breeze. I have the 3-way picture window open a bit, and the cool air smells rich like a campfire thanks to my neighbor’s outdoor fireplace. The aspens’ leaves have … Continue reading

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Look Closely

Tweet This morning my husband found a dark puddle of liquid in the tiny reservoir under our refridgerator’s in-door water dispenser. There’s a shiny cover, so it wasn’t immediately obvious until he saw the edges of the cover were dirty. Water is … Continue reading

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My Wife Won’t Speak to Me

Tweet “Guest Post” I love my wife. I sing to her, paint for her, provide for her and love her like crazy. But here’s a typical day: She sleeps as late as possible, then gets up and rushes around to … Continue reading

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