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My Heart Weeps For the Children as I Struggle For Understanding

What do you say? What can one possibly say that will ease the pain we are feeling yet again? How can this, why is this happening so often to our children? The innocent, the helpless stolen from their family and … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned From Nursery Duty

Yesterday, Sunday April twenty-fourth, I was blessed with the opportunity and gift of spending time in the nursery with the two and three year old kids. Those kids are amazing and will definitely remind you how to be young. As … Continue reading

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March fifth; Faith over Fear, Faith in Spite of Fear

People differ, fears differ. The following story was written in 2011, though the actual event with the toy happened around thirty years ago. But stay with me as it moves beyond a toy story. an evil toy called blue bear … Continue reading

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March First; My Thoughts on What is Filling the News

Finally March. I have always looked forward to March for several reasons. Anticipating Spring’s arrival and warmer temperatures being top of my list. Nature around me waking and springing back to life. I do look forward to putting away the … Continue reading

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February Twenty-seventh; Thoughts on The Ripples That Should Concern us All

He asked, “Why should we worry about what is going on so far away?” (Link heavy) I tried to explain as best I could, in as condensed a version that still carried the full reason as possible. He has a … Continue reading

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February Twentieth; The Tears of a Child

It could have been a very trying hour, but it reminded me and taught me something important. Today was my Sunday this month to help out in the nursery at church. Two and three year old kids can be amazing, … Continue reading

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January Twenty-third But I Wasn’t Late

What a morning. It was my day to help in the nursery this morning. I love doing this, I’m just not fond of going out in the cold. Still, it is a gift and a joy so I knew I … Continue reading

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January Eighth; Thoughts on Cold Temperatures and the Suffering

The water dish was frozen solid this morning when I went outside to feed the cats. They were all collected on the back steps awaiting their breakfast, all were fine even as the temperature hovered somewhere in the twenties Fahrenheit. … Continue reading

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December Twenty-fifth; When The Best Gifts Don’t Come From a Store

The day has arrived. I gave my son his gifts this morning, he felt guilty that there was nothing under the tree for me. I told him that it was fine because he gifts me every day through what he … Continue reading

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December Thirteenth; Mystery Gifts That Carry the Most Warmth

Yesterday while I went through my email notifications I came upon an odd one. It was an alert that my package would be delivered today. I was confused as I hadn’t ordered anything. Checking, but only because it was sent … Continue reading

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