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Bigger…

Seems like bigger is better – paycheck, house, popularity. Children always want to be bigger. We pick the bigger apple or head of lettuce. It goes back to Paul’s lesson: contentment. Ugh, that just doesn’t fit today’s world does it? The lesson is good,…

Grace is Messy…

Grace. I’ve been dwelling on and in, and turning over and over this precious gift/responsibility for some time. I’ve noticed is it is often extended to me, and I often withhold it. Truth, hard truth. I’ve learned that God gives it freely, but it is only mine…

Sharing Living…

     Sharing – that’s what this life is all about. From early on we’re told ‘Share your toy, your candy, what you have’. Then somewhere along the way the message changes ‘Be frugal, don’t waste your resources, be careful who you share with’. What…

So Much…

     Florida isn’t having autumn – still muggy, still 80+ degrees. But we have snow on the lawn… Well, this time of year a profusion of flowers breaks out over every grassy area. One day it just appears, last a couple of weeks and then it’s…

This Life…

     There are times that mark a life – when hurricanes came and turned our lives upside down, when a loved one died, when 9/11 changed everything… Reminders – life here is never static, always changing, growing us…temporary. Sometimes we try to go back – back to…

Touching…Marvelous…

     Watching babies once they find their hands is too fun – everything to the mouth. They don’t just want to hold the toy, the dog’s ear, their mom’s hair – they want to taste it, make it their own. I’ll never forget my ten month…

What Do You See?

Life goes on all around us, do we see it? Do you see the sun rise and blue sky or only the reflection in the mirror as you apply mascara? Do you see the beautiful Asian girl with hair down to her hips and…

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