Monthly Archives: October 2017

Jubilant with Joy

Psalm 68 is beautiful today:  Let God rise up, let the righteous be joyful, let them exult before God, let them be jubilant with joy, God is in a holy habitation, God is our salvation,  and blessed be the Lord … Continue reading

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Not Dying to Die

The question usually comes with curiosity and quietness.  The inquiry takes various forms.  For those who know my faith, the answer is still not evident which may say more about them than me.  Will I opt to use the new … Continue reading

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Showing Up

Who knows they are deeply loved?  My hand is waving like some third-grade child, knowing for sure that I have the right answer.  I can tell you that without a doubt I am blessed beyond words by how much love … Continue reading

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Abounding Grace

I have known how to do the first part of this adventure with a certain amount of grace because it was not so foreign to me.  When I found out that I had an aggressive form of cancer–cholangiocarcinoma–I made a … Continue reading

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Trauma and Drama

Life has been, as I have said before, the best of times and the worst of times recently. Trauma and drama seem to have played a major part in trying to suck the life out of me.  They have wrestled … Continue reading

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Hoping Against Hope

All around us we can learn a lesson from this glorious season if we but keep our eyes open.  The trees are dressed in their most majestic robes, evoking much appreciation from those who watch green become gold and red.  … Continue reading

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More Value

A friend of mine calls me Sparrow Suzanne.  The moniker brings a huge smile to my face so when I read the Gospel today that grin appeared as I sent her a silent blessing over the miles.  God who knows … Continue reading

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