Category Archives: memories

A Heart of Thanks

We’d like to share some of the things we’re grateful for. What are you thankful for this week? Continue reading

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Sherlock, Shakespeare and Saxons

I am a word nerd. I love words. I love grammar. I love etymology. I love vocabulary. I know the difference between nauseous and nauseated, fewer and less, affect and effect. I know when to use who and whom. I cringe … Continue reading

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Wishing You Were Here

Tomorrow my baby girl leaves for Italy. For four months. She’s a junior in college, but she lives only forty minutes away and comes home three or four times a week, so she hasn’t really “gone” to college. This will … Continue reading

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Freedom

Today is a milestone birthday for me. I’ve now been alive for 600 months. That’s 2,609 weeks . . . or 18,262 days. Yet no matter how I break down the math, I’ve lived a half century. There! I admitted … Continue reading

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Glorious Discomfort

At first glance, the building didn’t look so scary. If it had, my friend and I probably wouldn’t have gone in. Or at least we would’ve prayed long and hard before we did. But shortly after we’d stepped into the dark … Continue reading

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Traditions

by Guest Author Mary Manners How wonderful it must be to speak the language of the angels, with no words for hate and a million words for love! ~Quoted in The Angels’ Little Instruction Book by Eileen Elias Freeman, 1994 … Continue reading

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I Choose Joy

Like most of us, I presume, I love Easter. Last Sunday our church was filled with joyful people, greeting each other with hugs and happy faces. The refrain of “Happy Easter” in different accents was like so many tinkling bells. … Continue reading

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