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One Little Word: Hope

On MLK day 2017, I feel nudged to write. The problem is I have so few words today. I'm finding myself in a season of disappointment around some extended family things; some things in our country and the even Cowboys losing a heart breaker last night. Strangely, everything seems connected/heightened and intensified  by social media. I even found myself this… Continue reading One Little Word: Hope

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Milestone Moments

60 years. My parents celebrated 60 years of marriage this weekend. I know, that's a lot of years of marriage. We chose a low-key celebration at their home. All four of their children were present for the day, which is rare, along with some significant others and a few grandchildren. We played games, ate their favorite… Continue reading Milestone Moments

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Real Life Infused with the Sacred

I love the word infused.  It means to fill or pervade or even to soak, like a tea bag in a cup of water. As school starts today, summer pretty much ends, except the hot, humid weather part. Everyone in my family started school today except the dog and me. Our daughter started her job today… Continue reading Real Life Infused with the Sacred

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A Few Precious Seconds When Everything Fell Together

    I'm about to write about something that can barely even be put into words.  On Saturday, at Texas A&M, our son, a Senior member of the Corps of Cadets led his outfit in their traditional March In into the stadium prior to the Aggie football game.  That was impressive, but that is not what… Continue reading A Few Precious Seconds When Everything Fell Together