Monthly Archives: September 2014

Get a Job

I decided on January 2nd of this year to read through the Bible in a year. I decided about six months after that to read through the Old Testament in a year. Seems I wasn’t moving as quickly as I … Continue reading

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Whole World

The world is wonderful and broken Both are always true It is not wonderfully broken It is wonderful and broken There is nothing wonderful about war or disease There is nothing wonderful about abandonment and greed Just broken But it … Continue reading

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We’ve come a long way, baby.

Scene: 1970’s, living room of my family home. “Mrs. Smith is having surgery,” my mom says. She leans in, her face serious, her voice hushed, “Female problems.” I know, I know. This was the polite way to talk about the … Continue reading

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“Medical Ramblings” or “At Least We Had September”

Feel free to ignore. But since you’re here.. I can eat pizza now. And sandwiches. I couldn’t eat pizza or sandwiches before my surgery. But I can now. Eating bread used to make me feel like I had a brick … Continue reading

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Which comes first? joy or understanding? is there a rule, an order? I don’t think so. Sometimes understanding leads to joy the happy comfort from “aha, I see!” And sometimes joy leads to understanding you see a new view resting … Continue reading

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God Has Spoken When you wake up really wake up flooded with gratitude that you woke up you know where you are supposed to be – here and now doing more of what you do assured by the fact that … Continue reading

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Do not be afraid, my children, to succeed. Do not be afraid to be better at something than someone else. Do not be afraid. Do not be afraid, my children, to fail. Do not be afraid to lean on others … Continue reading

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