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Apps and Chats

Posted on March 5, 2019

“The irony of The Information Age is that it has given new respectability to uninformed opinion.” ~ Veteran reporter John Lawton speaking to the American Association of Broadcast Journalists in … Continue Reading

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Mirrors and Mirages

Posted on August 14, 2017

  “It is better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all” ~ William Shakespeare   You are not just a reflection in the eyes of … Continue Reading

It’s Already Dark

Posted on July 29, 2017

“Behold, I am the Light of the World. Whoever follows me will not walk in darkness, but will have the Light of Life.” ~ Jesus.    (John 8:12) We don’t … Continue Reading

Sheep and The Bible

Posted on July 7, 2017

” My sheep hear my voice, and I know them, and they   follow me” ~ Jesus The Bible. It has to be the most enigmatic book ever written.  It is arguably the … Continue Reading

On Being Brave

Posted on June 22, 2017

“Am I truly brave? Or do I just want to be a hero?” It is such a strange time, directly after losing a child. No one seems to know what … Continue Reading

Giving Myself Away

Posted on May 28, 2017

“Giving is true having” ~ Charles Spurgeon After Joel’s death, I realized how much he had taught me. He had helped me remember who I really was. And he had … Continue Reading

Giving Pain a Reason

Posted on May 15, 2017

“Not one thing in your life is more important than figuring out how to live in the face of unspoken pain.” ~ Ann Voskamp I collect coins. I especially love … Continue Reading

Mama Bunnie

Posted on April 21, 2017

“The soul is healed by being with children” ~ Fyodor Dostoyevsky   This of course is a flashback… I was suddenly the mother of newborn baby twins. And I do … Continue Reading

Fear of Falling

Posted on April 2, 2017

 you want change with no sacrifice. you want peace without struggle… that is impossible: Death is a natural part of life. So is fear. So are feelings. If we deny … Continue Reading

The Unexpected Epiphany

Posted on March 18, 2017

“It’s cliché, I know. Clichés work. That’s how they become clichés.” ~  Raymond Reddington,  The Blacklist Last night my husband and I watched a rather ridiculous movie on TV. It … Continue Reading

It’s Okay To Cry

Posted on March 5, 2017

“Fortune brings in some boats that are not steered.” ~ William Shakespeare   One of the things I have learned in my travels to many places around the world remains … Continue Reading

Splintered Psyche

Posted on February 22, 2017

  “You can be mad at God, disappointed with God, going through so much pain, you don’t want to hear any preaching or even a Bible verse. But that’s okay. … Continue Reading

So…now what?

Posted on February 12, 2017

“If you are going through hell, keep on going.” ~ Winston Churchill   Shock is an elusive thing. Mostly because at the time it is happening to you, you don’t know … Continue Reading


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