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Robbed of Peace

It can happen so fast, can't it? I've been immersed for months getting ready to lead a women's retreat on the topic of peace. I'd been reading all that Jesus said on the topic as well as other writers. I'd structured the retreat around entire life habits, the rhythms of renewal, that lead to peace.… Continue reading Robbed of Peace

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It’s Just One Word

How can a word shape a whole year? Have you heard about the simple concept of adopting a word for the new year or letting a word adopt you? It is one of the most powerful ways I know to keep a spiritual focus or intention through a whole year. The first writers I knew… Continue reading It’s Just One Word

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I Did it To Myself

Long time no blog! I last wrote at the end of September. My goodness. What happened? Life. Busyness. A loss of balance. My husband announced his retirement. Our son in the army deployed. We had several out-of-town fun trips plus an out-of-town work trip. I had some great speaking opportunities. What can I say, it… Continue reading I Did it To Myself

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In the Turning

He's six now, in that stage of life where you lose your top two front teeth. He's only lost one of those top ones so far, and one on the bottom, adjacent to it. He's definitely snaggle-toothed and what we all know is that losing those baby teeth is a turning. It is just one… Continue reading In the Turning

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Oh, I See

Have you ever had one of those moments when the skies parted and you felt like, just for a second, you could see a bigger picture? Or maybe the opposite is true for you, do you have a tendency, like I do, to overfocus on some things because they seem like the main thing or… Continue reading Oh, I See