Category Archives: Reflections

Leave the Timing

Dear One, This week an article appeared in the Washington Post about a¬†house for sale. A house that’s provided refuge for more than 56,000 people from approximately 170 countries¬†over the past 50 years. A house that Hubby and I were … Continue reading

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Do What Matters Most

Dear One, I’m a morning person but there was a day, years ago now, when I rolled out of bed only to feel every last ounce of my reserves literally drain from my body. I had no way to retrieve … Continue reading

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The Truth of the Matter

Dear One, This morning, I saw something about myself I didn’t very much like. These things happen when you’re healing, amen?  I grew up watching the 1970’s sitcom I Dream of Jeannie. Have you seen it? Jeannie was a genie who materialized only to … Continue reading

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Bow to Begin

Dear One, Each week I gather around a virtual kitchen table with women from the world over, and we talk about fairy tales. It’s magical! The other week we were deep into a Japanese tale. All along her harrowing journey, … Continue reading

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Mighty in the Middle

Dear One, I was praying for a friend this morning when this request left my lips:Be mighty in the middle.   My friend’s husband is in the hospital with kidney disease, heart disease, and now cancer. In addition to supporting him, she’s … Continue reading

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Remember When

Dear One, Remember when? Remember when: You left your house? You hugged your friends? You wore pants to work ;)? Remember when we used to gather in person, and zoom was just the word that followed Nike on the shoes that fast people wore? … Continue reading

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Safe church policy

Attached is the safe church policy for our congregation.

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Love Reaches

Dear One, When Jesus walked this earth He had a habit of using everyday objects as tools to teach important truths. This week His tool of choice for me was a measuring tape. Given that He was a carpenter, I figure this … Continue reading

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Hush Now.

Dear One, The disciples were in a boat on the lake when their “storm formed” (Mark 4:35-41). How about you?What little piece of life were you going about when your “storm formed?” Maybe you saw it brewing, looming, gathering strength … Continue reading

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Look Closely

Dear One, What do you see when you look at me? This is a question I’ve been traveling with lately. One we all ask, even Jesus.(Matthew 16:13-17) What do you see when you look at me?It has great repercussions, this … Continue reading

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