Thoughts For the New Year

I wrote the Christmas card and tucked the gift card inside. Then I wrote her name on the envelope and attached a string through a tiny hole. Dear “Friend”, This is a gift with a string attached. Should you choose to play along with me, this gift card can only be used at a time …

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Advent

Advent, my favorite time of year. I love to sit every morning in front of our tree, the ornaments reminding me of days gone by, many made by my grown children’s little hands of years ago. A cozy blanket wraps me in warmth and reminds me of His comforting love. The quietness and stillness slows …

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Someday

  For most of you, today was Saturday. But for me, it was Someday. I left work in DC and what should have taken me 3.5 hours to get home took me 7 hours. Because it was Someday. I’d taken the back roads home before and as I passed little antique shops in tiny towns, I …

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Listening Well

We’d heard about each other and finally had a few quick minutes to actually meet. She introduced herself and told me about her husband and children. She was so excited and continued to share a bit about her background, where she was from, how long they’d lived in the area, some friends she’d recently met …

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