Category Archives: Hope

A Tale of Two Stories

This past week our grand-daughters, Sophie (almost 6) and Alivia (3), were spending sister time together at home. Here’s what happened, as reported by their mom: Sophie: “hey Livie, let’s play Moses and pharaoh. I’ll be Moses. LET MY PEOPLE … Continue reading

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What’s the big take-away?

This past weekend Peter and I attended a beautiful memorial service for a friend and peer whose life was invaded by cancer. It’s the third such event we’ve been to in the last year. When anyone, but especially when someone in my circle … Continue reading

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On becoming a Sexagenarian

Tomorrow I will become a sexagenarian.  I will be turning 60 years old.  I can hardly believe it! Six decades of living … six zero … six times ten. Put another way it means I have turned 20 three times; or … Continue reading

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“J’ai faim, Papa”

Yesterday I was out for an early morning walk in a neighborhood park. It was quiet. It was fresh and beautiful. I was alone with my thoughts and prayers. Then out of the blue there it was: a message printed … Continue reading

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“The times, they are a’changin …”

I have always been a sensitive and somewhat sentimental person. They say that natural tendencies become more pronounced with age. I wonder if that’s what’s going on with me. Tonight I feel thoughtful, and yes, sentimental. I am happy/sad because … Continue reading

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Tribute to a friend

Days like today and news like this makes one stop and think and take stock. Seriously. This morning we heard that a dear friend of ours left this life and went to be with Jesus. My husband, Peter, had been … Continue reading

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Under Construction

Several weeks ago we had our driveway repaved. The project really needed to be done. There were cracks and hollows in the pavement, weeds were sprouting up through the weak spots, and it was fast becoming an eyesore. As we … Continue reading

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Always a Winner

Ever play Tetris Battle? It’s an internet game one of my kids introduced me to. I love it! Wikipedia tells me that Tetris Battle ranks in the top 10 games of daily active users on Facebook. As of February 2012, … Continue reading

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Thankful for Thankfulness

The other day I escorted my parents to the funeral of a friend of theirs who had lived to the ripe old age of 92. While visiting at the reception afterwards, I had the opportunity to chat with another elderly … Continue reading

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The Honest Truth

I love my grandchildren. They bring great delight to my heart. They make me laugh and help me to appreciate again the simple things of life. I learn so much from them. Just recently I was able to spend a … Continue reading

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