08 Oct 2020

Why Am I So Tired?

The above statement probably has resonated with all of us at one time or another (maybe even now!)  We try to get some semblance of required sleep, and we are

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23 Sep 2020

Bouncing Forward

updated September 2020 As COVID–19 appears to be slowly flatlining in the Eastern Territory, several companies have launched some rather savvy product advertising. Some are making accommodations for hard times

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01 Sep 2020

Now What?

We’ve all been working hard to adapt to rhythms that will put an end to this pandemic.  We believe, if we all abide by the parameters that have been set

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12 Jun 2020

Carefully Taught

My mother was a lover of Broadway musicals, and because of that, she often played their soundtracks on the record player.  I spent a lot of my early years being

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22 May 2020

Little by Little

I have enjoyed the sitcom Modern Family. I think it is smartly written, well-casted and quite funny. There is an episode where the Dunphy family is leaving for a vacation

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11 May 2020

The Practice of the Presence of God – Book Review

The Sacredness of the Ordinary (A book review – The Practice of the Presence of God, by Brother Lawrence) It has now been over two months since most Americans were

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24 Apr 2020

Lament: Trust

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here is the final step (We are breaking down the 5 steps of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want to

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23 Apr 2020

Lament: Complain and seek

We are continuing the Roadmap to Lament.  Here are the next two steps (We are breaking down the 5 steps  of the Roadmap to Lament over this series.  We want

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22 Apr 2020

Lament: Roadmap to Lament

The ears of the Lord are always tuned to the suffering and laments of his people. Moses, leader of the Children of Israel, heard the Lord’s call to take His

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21 Apr 2020

Lament: WHAT IS THE DISCIPLINE OF LAMENT?

We live in a society that spends a great deal of time and attention on the idea of avoiding pain.  The most profound proof of this is the multi-billion-dollar pain-killer

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10 Apr 2020

The Heart of the Matter

I was feeling a little melancholy this morning as I read the following “One thing I ask of the Lord, this is what I seek: that I may dwell in

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31 Mar 2020

Observations from Quarantine

I can’t help but feel this time of self-isolation is an involuntary “stripping away.”  My socialization, consumerism, and time management have turned upside down.  To be honest, I feel like

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