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How to Deal with the Dangers of Distraction

Thump! I winced and hoped the noise was just a coincidence following what I just saw out of the corner of my eye. A quick check in the rear view mirror confirmed my sinking suspicions: There was now one more bunny in that great borough in the sky. True to form it all happened in a… Continue reading How to Deal with the Dangers of Distraction

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For Better or Worse: Three Truths to Remember

Getting married on the back porch should have been my first clue… Oh I had my suspicions, but it has now been scientifically proven that I live in a house full of idealistic, open minded, creative and passionate introverts. (We’re two INFPs and one ISFP if you’re into personality testing lingo) Stranger still is I’m the most outgoing… Continue reading For Better or Worse: Three Truths to Remember

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What Grace Sounds Like

I pondered the words of the old familiar hymn and repeated them over in my head but couldn’t get past the first line: Amazing grace how sweet the sound. I know that song ten ways from Sunday but the idea that grace had a sound was striking to me. What does grace sound like? If it’s sweet… Continue reading What Grace Sounds Like

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How to Find our Way Back to Worship

It took a good ten minutes of wandering through the weeds and brushing blades of brown grass off grave markers sunk down deep in the dirt to uncover her name again: Zantippie Dunlavey. Long ago, my six year old cousin led me through our church cemetery, past the iron fence, over near the tree line to proudly proclaim this grave… Continue reading How to Find our Way Back to Worship

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Waiting on God to Overflow

I’m enjoying the last of the ‘nice’ weather on the porch swing. However, I was informed that my version of nice weather- low 80s and no humidity was not quite the same as the boy’s which includes sunny, 90 degrees and lots of humidity- in other words, perfect pool weather. But I’ll forgive him. And… Continue reading Waiting on God to Overflow