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I am not

  I am allowed to have an ‘off‘ day every once in a while.  That doesn’t mean that I AM an off person, that means I’m just human. What?  What happened?  What day is this?  Is it Tuesday- oh, I … Continue reading

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Grindstone

Today is a free day.  No plans, perfect to get working, right? Ya, except this is one thing that would never naturally occur to me.  Instead, I have to have inspiration in the form of a friend to come over … Continue reading

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Why?

While pondering this mystery today in a book class that is being held at my church, Messiah United Methodist, we are studying This book discusses the why topic in different ways that most days sparks a deep theological discussion with … Continue reading

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Bad Judgement Calls

Yes, I still make them. Mistakes. We can make a mistake, realize it, and learn from it. Or we can pout. Maybe a little of both, but we always learn from our bad judgement calls. One that I just experienced … Continue reading

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Best books you’ll ever read

How do you find a book? hear about it? movie previews? magazine articles trying to entrance you? in a BOOK CLUB! Yes!  So exciting!  I am thrilled that my friend from high school just started this Miles Apart Book Club … Continue reading

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20 years later

Wow. Just let that sink in. 20 years. 20 years since my life has changed so drastically. 20 years, but does it even feel like 20 years ago? It does feel different.  Different from what; it seems like this is … Continue reading

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Adventures in Babysitting

For the majority of the past month, (and actually for the majority of the summer) has been focused around kids.   In June, I was organizing the recreation for the preschoolers in the Vacation Bible School held at my church. … Continue reading

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What am I doing?

We had arranged a meeting to learn to crochet, but ended up talking the whole time.  She has a daughter who is attending Longwood University in the fall, and we discussed my memories from the time I was a student. … Continue reading

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Nature meditations

  I find it incredibly fulfilling and peaceful to take a walk around my neighborhood with my dog.  Breathing in the fresh of the air is its own type of meditation; the mindfulness as nature surrounds you is so refreshing. … Continue reading

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The mouse ran up the clock

What am I doing with all my time?  Yes, the time that I’m supposed to be “working” The ADD that I’ve acquired from my traumatic brain injury makes it very difficult to focus.  I’m wasting time away getting distracted with … Continue reading

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