Monthly Archives: November 2015

Smile (Even though it’s Monday)

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Another Thanksgiving under My Belt

The house is quiet now, although a few hours ago it was thumping with all kinds of noise and chatter. Once again, the Gracious Mistress of the Parsonage and I sponsored another Thanksgiving dinner. My role, of course as in … Continue reading

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When You Think You’re Not Enough

When You Think You’re Not Enough “The greatest gift is a portion of thyself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson Our rural church sits back just visible from the main highway, nestled amongst giant cottonwoods. It’s a simple square building cloaked in cream … Continue reading

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Too Much Turkey And Not Enough Gravy

This time of the year, my thoughts drift back to memories of my maternal grandmother. The Thanksgiving season brought all her special talents to the forefront. To me, my grandmother reigned as queen of the kitchen and functioned as the … Continue reading

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Can You Live Sad and Happy?

I’ve been living in a phase of life that has had me asking the above question: “Can you live sad and happy?” My answer, after painful deliberation is: I sure hope so! There seems to be a common misconception that … Continue reading

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In My New Diet All I Lost Was Interest

I lost quite a few things in life, but weight has not been one of them. I see these commercials on TV where people lost tons of weight and invite me to join their program. Investigating some of the programs … Continue reading

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We’re “apples” and “oranges” – different from one another

For months, my husband and I have attended a local church’s class about revelations. My outside research includes contrasting belief systems different from that taught. I have emerged frustrated, yet determined. Just as in my conclusions over spiritual warfare, I … Continue reading

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