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Responding to Love

There is so much loss in our world and hearts to grieve over these days. Not just loss of loved ones who have died, but also loss of relationships that hurt like fire when someone leaves. On this Lenten Friday, … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Honest Humility

 “If every flower wanted to be a rose, spring would lose its loveliness.” St. Thérèse of Lisieux On this Lenten Wednesday, here’s a quote about humility (the good kind)… “If a flower could speak, it seems to me that it … Continue reading

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Sisters Sing! #ChooseToChallenge #IWD2021

March 8th is International Women’s Day. IWD has been commemorated since 1911. Back then most women around the world did not have the right to vote, or many other rights for that matter. Today millions of women around the world … Continue reading

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March Memories: Papa! Mama! Papa & Mama!

March is a month of precious memories for our family – the March 8th memorial of Papa’s passing, Mama’s March 15th birthday, and their March 17th anniversary. Papa & Mama on their 50th Anniversary Every day I thank God for … Continue reading

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A Blessing of Tenderness

This morning after squeezing out the last few squirts of a favorite lotion, the mangled container looked a bit worse for wear. Who am I kidding? It looked downright sad, worn out, with nothing left to give… It reminded me … Continue reading

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Thinking About…Heartbeats of Love

What to say, how to say it? So many thoughts weave a dance in my mind, sometimes careening this way, other times that way, occasionally crisscrossing. “Should I do this? Should I do that? Does it matter either way?” Then … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Effort Ripples

It’s easy to get discouraged as we go about trying to make a difference in our whacked out world, especially when not much seems to change! Here’s a quickie quote to encourage our hearts to keep hoping and doing our … Continue reading

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Whole Hearts Overflowing with LOVE!!

Today is the second Sunday of Lent – and my younger brother Dwight’s birthday! The caboose of our family: #5 of 5. We are celebrating the gift of his life. Dwight’s life is rather miraculous. Born with a hole in … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs Journeys

“The journey is essential to the dream.”  Saint Francis of Assisi Lent is often described as a journey. We start with ashes (and good intentions) and wind our way for forty days through a few mountains (and perhaps a few … Continue reading

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Unsinkable Rainbows (of God’s Love!)

One of Sunday’s Scripture readings covered Noah’s ark emerging from the flood. Go figure the animals partied when they hit land! But there’s more to the story: rainbows and covenants. After the massive flood destroyed everything in Noah’s time, God … Continue reading

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