Category Archives: Life is Precious (soul)

Homeward Bound

Baldwin sisters on their trek home. Karen and I nicknamed ourselves the Baldwin sisters–remember The Waltons television show? Our trip proved a mix of enlightenment, frustration, joy, anger, sadness, sympathy, and loss. We found our dad—at least a shell of … Continue reading

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Master Sculptor

A little boy watched a sculptor begin chiseling a large block of marble. The sculptor worked meticulously until the slab looked like the face of Abraham Lincoln. “How did you do that?” the little boy asked. The sculptor said with … Continue reading

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Galley proofs in!

“Though is tarries, wait for it.” (Habakkuk 2:3) A few days ago, I received my first galley proofs of my book and cover. Lauren, Publishing Services Associate, exclaimed “Congratulations!” True, I am very excited to be moved to the next … Continue reading

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Spring Release!

This brain tumor survivor is announcing that my book is now in the Design/Production phase. Looking forward to a Spring Release. I’ll be sharing glimpses of my personal journal entries interwoven in this frightening health crisis. You will learn of … Continue reading

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Where do You Find Strength?

“Though the fig tree does not bud and there are no grapes on the vines, though the olive crop fails and the fields produce no food, though there are no sheep in the pen and no cattle in the stalls, yet I will … Continue reading

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African Proverb

“If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together,”—African Proverb. When you read this quote, what thoughts or emotions run through your mind? Are you someone who wants to go fast, or would … Continue reading

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Where’s your solitary place?

C.S. Lewis wisely points out that no one was busier than Christ. “Our model is the Jesus … of the workshop, the roads, the crowds, the clamorous demands and surly oppositions, the lack of all peace and privacy, the interruptions. … Continue reading

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What’s on your Christmas list?

In light of Christmas coming soon, several words intrigued me. Here are just a few which made me think of Christmas: Rich Incomparable Riches Kindness Gift Makes you think of the holidays and gifting times, doesn’t it? I looked up … Continue reading

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Best Friends

“Best Friends. Slumber Parties. Cake. Presents. Secrets. Laughing 4 Ever!” – Mary Engelbreit I have the privilege of having several Best Friends. Admittedly, I am blessed. Friends from the past and friends from the present. Friends from past workplaces and … Continue reading

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St. Teresa’s Bookmark

Let nothing trouble you, let nothing frighten you. All things are passing; God never changes. Patience obtains all things. Whoever possesses God lacks nothing: God alone suffices.

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