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I’m With You

Seven years ago this week I was recovering from breast cancer surgery. I had just  reluctantly told family members, friends, my colleagues and congregation about my diagnosis. I had not yet started radiation or the five years of treatment which would follow. Actually, I didn't even know the treatment plan. I was freaked out, scared… Continue reading I’m With You

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A Mom’s Broken Heart

She called with the most devastating news. Her 15-year-old great nephew, David, had taken his own life. My stomach dropped. I sat down to be able to hear what she was telling me. Rhonda and I are breast cancer friends. Despite living in the same community, we'd never met until we were both diagnosed with… Continue reading A Mom’s Broken Heart

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Sparkles

In Texas, the past week has been horrendous with a major hurricane hitting our coast and flooding cities. Weather watchers now report that two more hurricanes are now gearing up. Our country is going through some things too. And, our world is teetering in several places on the edge of serious conflicts/wars. People are going… Continue reading Sparkles

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Emotionally Able

Sometimes there are just seasons of emotional ups and downs. Sometimes you and I just get into times of being stretched, challenged or pushed just a little too far. One unfortunate thing about being in such a season is that the high emotions make it difficult to realize we are in a time like no other and… Continue reading Emotionally Able