faith, Pandemic Wisdom

Serious Faith-Walking Now

An unwelcome guest entered our home over the holidays. We spent the last ten months vigilantly keeping out so many of those we love in order to keep our home free of Covid. We have not eaten inside a restaurant or flown on a plane since then either. We've only seen our parents, outside, for… Continue reading Serious Faith-Walking Now

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What Are You Looking At?

It's called mirroring. It happens in a variety of ways. It has been called the "social glue" in human relationships. When we are interested in another human being, we subconsciously mirror or match another person's movements. We match facial expressions, body language, speech patterns or even attitudes. Mirroring must be hard wired in us because… Continue reading What Are You Looking At?

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The Unexpected Guests

Early morning, I step outside to walk. I breathe deeply and feel the fresh air fill my lungs. I see the first pink and coral light of the sunrise to come. My spirit soars. All is well. God is close. Peace floods my heart. Later, I take a look at Twitter and see some dire… Continue reading The Unexpected Guests

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Seems We Weren’t in Control After All

What a stunning couple of weeks we have all just had. I was just visiting with someone I hadn't talked to since March 9. When this person asked about the last two weeks and I started rattling off events and changes, we were both speechless. As we sat in shock absorbing all of that, I… Continue reading Seems We Weren’t in Control After All

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A Word in the Midst of So Many Words

In just the last 10 days the world as we know it has shifted. I've written here before about those kinds of times. Mostly our life changing moments are more individual or family related, we got that job, we had a baby, we got engaged, a diagnosis came, an accident happened, a family member died.… Continue reading A Word in the Midst of So Many Words