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Deep Down

I began 2022 writing about mountains, specifically being caught off guard by the sudden appearance of mountains in my path that I didn't see coming. I wrote about God's faithfulness and expertise in moving mountains. What I didn't know was that would not be the end of the 2022 mountains. Some are my mountains. Some… Continue reading Deep Down

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Argh! Ugh!

Argh and ugh are my two favorite kind-of-not-real words for expressing what is almost inexpressible. I use them when life seems so DIFFICULT. Lately, I seem to be using them more. Many things seem to be increasingly hard, uncertain and antagonistic. From Will Smith to fill-in-the-blank here, we all are not our best selves these… Continue reading Argh! Ugh!

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Receive Joy

My last post was when Russia invaded Ukraine. I have not been able to find words since then to post again. I don't write just to write. I wait patiently (I think) on God to guide me in what I share. Every time I thought I might write in the last weeks, I just couldn't.… Continue reading Receive Joy

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No One Mentioned the Mountains

Just a few days ago, we all welcomed in a new year. We were blissfully off the grid for a few days, but my impression was that we mostly collectively greeted 2022 with a sense of both relief and tentativeness. No one wanted to say, "Well, certainly things couldn't get worse than 2020 or 2021."… Continue reading No One Mentioned the Mountains

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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