Tag Archives: living by faith

Falling into… well, you know

I won’t bore you with reflections on the poignant transition from summer to fall. And the bracing briskness of fresh-start or new-beginnings inspiration that back to school time brings. Instead, I will use a broader lens, to consider the ‘season’ … Continue reading

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Get Ready…Set…Go!

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January is named for the Roman God Janus who was literally two-faced – able to look forwards and backwards simultaneously. Isn’t that what we do with our drinking-laughing-kissing on the stroke of midnight December 31st celebration of the passage from … Continue reading

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Purpose Group Week Two

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Where you go, I will go Naomi was an Israelite woman, living in the land of Moab. She was a widow and had two sons, each married to a Moabite. One son died, then the other, and Naomi urged her … Continue reading

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Peace is not for Sissies

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  I am shamelessly borrowing this title from Pastor Andy, and his penetrating and profound blog post (read here http://lifevesting.com/blog/2012/10/01/peace-is-not-for-sissies/) I navigated to it from a recent post which I received via email, titled “Stop, Drop and Roll – Dousing … Continue reading

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The Starling Saver (part 2)

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I have been thinking a lot about my experience last week, saving the little starling bird that was stranded in the subway station. From idle musings, like “I wonder if someone else would have stopped to help the bird if … Continue reading

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On becoming myself

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I am participating in Diane DeBella’s project #iambsubject.    http://booksbywomen.us8.list-manage.com/track/click?u=40251f201df2e2c799764d2d5&id=5f0ec05277&e=54a44a8aa0   Here is my story: My sister and I used to love looking through old family photo albums, giggling at pictures of our parents and relatives in ‘the olden days’. Wondering … Continue reading

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Reblog: Shall we accept the good and not the bad?

As so many of them are, Fran’s blog post this morning really spoke to me. It dovetails nicely with information I am re-learning, studying and processing in the 3-part Christian Life and Witnessing Course. I will share some nuggets in another post … Continue reading

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The person I admire most

Sandy hair, neat-trim beard Sparkling blue-gray eyes Sexy Aussie baritone An irresistible smile.   Honourable husband Devoted dad Loving son to parents Kind compassionate friend.   Successful motivational speaker Man of deep abiding Faith Accomplishments Vast in scope Exceed his … Continue reading

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Sowing for a Harvest (Reblog)

As I read this thoughtful post by JD Blom, it reminded me of the universal reality of the law of sowing and reaping. You can’t expect an apple tree to grow oranges. You can’t be mean and miserable and expect … Continue reading

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Themed Writing Contest: WISH

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Sipping air into bursting lungs, Lea sucked in her tummy and tugged at the zipper as she strained to pull it up. ‘It’s no use. There’s no way I can do these up!’ she thought. In the mirror, her midriff … Continue reading

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