Tag Archives: spiritual health


Continuing on the grief journey, I’ve been thinking lately how important music and songs are to me. When I was a little girl, my Dad would often whistle. His favorite was a tune that provided the melody for the lyrics … Continue reading

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It’s been one of those day/weeks/months/years. I thought I knew myself. You know what I mean? That I knew who I was, that my identity was clear, so clear to me that it was clear to everyone else, too. But … Continue reading

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Forgiveness sometimes means admitting you were wrong

In every relationship there are two players, you and the other person. And much of the time our actions are made in response to the other person’s actions, they are reactions. But we also act proactively, that is, not in … Continue reading

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#285- easy

It used to be easy– used to be, but not anymore.- John Faircloth It’s an obscure quote pulled from my memory of being a 7th grader in 1982, attending my first regional youth assembly with my church youth group. John … Continue reading

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Guard your joy!

Seriously, guard and protect your joy. Don’t let anyone take it from you, most especially don’t take it from yourself. I say this as much to myself as I say it to you: guard your joy! Now, if you are … Continue reading

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Still sinking in

Ten days ago I took my spot and lay, head caged in, on a movable exam table as it eased into the barrel of an MRI machine. I lay as still as I could, with my eyes closed and my … Continue reading

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Kite Flying

Last week I went on vacation with three generations of my family. It was the first time we had all gathered together for a vacation and the first time for my children to experience the ocean. As has been the … Continue reading

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