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Simply Scorching

I have a weekly zoom meeting with women from all over the nation. We always begin with a weather check. Yesterday, after the Texas weather report, they asked how in the world we were coping here with no rain and day after day of 100 plus degree temperatures. I said, We've been beaten down into… Continue reading Simply Scorching

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Our Shiny Streets

Summer. It is blazing hot here in Texas. I've been on an intentional break from everything except our family. It's been nice to be off the grid a bit, especially because all the news continues to be so dismal and hard to bear. I never take a break from journaling or devotional reading. It sustains… Continue reading Our Shiny Streets

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A Quiet Anniversary

Do you have milestones only you remember? I'm having one today. June 14th is the 35th anniversary of my ordination into Christian ministry. Over the past decades, year after year, it is mostly just me remembering the day that changed my life forever. Well, just God and me, remembering. I'm not writing about it to… Continue reading A Quiet Anniversary

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Broken Joy

We've all been there, in that fragile place where just one small thing is all it takes to tip us toward despair or overload. You know the feeling. In fact, you've probably felt it more than once this week. For me, it was when Joy broke. All year, I've been writing about mountains, the big,… Continue reading Broken Joy

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You Are My Schedule

The troubling times continue. So does the blaming, discord and trouble. Right now, I don't know anyone or any organization free of it. I'm finishing a series of three Women's Book Clubs this year at a local church here in Texas. We've studied three different books all taking us a little deeper into the subject… Continue reading You Are My Schedule