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Kissing Pink Joy

I have to write about this every year. Thanks for reading, as always. Today is the day many Christian churches celebrate the Advent gift of Joy. I wrote last week about the Christmas gifts God wants to give us being all we really need. Those gifts are Peace, Hope, Joy, Love and Christ. This third… Continue reading Kissing Pink Joy

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All I Want for Christmas

Have you made your Christmas list? Have you checked it twice? Have you asked your loved ones what is on their Christmas lists? I've always found it strange that lots of people exchange their exact list of wants with their relatives so the relatives know what to buy and the list writer is assured that… Continue reading All I Want for Christmas

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Stunned and Astonished

My truth telling friend and sometimes blog editor said, "You've become obsessed with light." He was referring to my rather newly  found fascination with sunrises and sunsets. He's right, although I would substitute the word stunned for obsessed. He assured me he was using obsessed in a good way. What I've become is awake, awed and… Continue reading Stunned and Astonished

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Drops of Grace

To be spiritually alive is to be awake. Scripture is full of reminders to wake up, watch, notice and be thankful. It's easy to notice when wrong things are happening. It's easy to see stress unfolding as well as injustice, anger, doubt and hardship. Cultivating an awareness of grace seems more difficult, kind of like… Continue reading Drops of Grace