The Two Sides of a Door

About two weeks after my brother’s funeral I was on the phone with my mom.  She said I’d never guess who were their first visitors after everyone heard the news. The moment she mentioned their names I knew not only who they were, but what their presence meant.  They understood what we all, and especially […]

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Back to Basics – Journey Update

Back to Basics - Update ... Sometimes you win, sometimes you learn.

At the beginning of 2018 I set out on a journey to ‘go back to basics‘. This journey was mostly inspired by the words of a friend who said, ”If only Christians could get the basics right, the world would be a different place.” Combined with feeling overwhelmed in other areas of my life. I […]

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10 Life Lessons

10 Life lessons I'm #learning in this season of life

I have a memory of my 82-year-old grandmother scribbling notes on pieces of cardboard paper torn from the insides of cereal boxes. Perhaps she felt her memory fading and was attempting to remember something she heard on the radio or read in a book or maybe a new recipe she discovered or a unique crochet […]

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Back to Basics in 2018

Back to basics challenge 2018

I’ve been chewing on these words a wise friend said a couple of weeks ago: “If only Christians could get the basics right, the world would be a different place.” I’m still nodding. As I reflect on 2017 and see people ‘planning’ (as always) to be bigger, better and get more done in 2018. I […]

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