Category Archives: Difficult Matters

An Open Book?

Sometimes we say someone is “an open book.” Perhaps this person is outgoing, outspoken, or talkative. Maybe they’re honest and seemingly transparent. But is anyone truly an open book simply because a few of their “pages” or “chapters” are readable? … Continue reading

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Have we all fallen down a rabbit-hole? 

I’ve avoided writing in this blog  yet have wanted to so very many occasions in the last year or so. I’ve felt like a pressure-cooker of emotions and words. So, instead I keep, carry and write in a private journal … Continue reading

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So very far from Eden…

I’m trying desperately to muddle out of this new chaotic “thing” that’s reared its ugly peace wrecking head in our lives. The tension in the back of my neck and the deep sorrowful ache in my heart is consequence of … Continue reading

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It’s a choice 

 All these things truly are choices, although we sometimes live as if we are shackled by our daily circumstances and obligated to be sucked into a vortex of busyness and living a joyless life. Jesus came to give us a … Continue reading

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Stop flogging yourself and go color…

The other day some ladies and I were talking about those new adult coloring books. Several of us in the conversation admitted to owning one and how surprisingly fun they were. Then a comment was made that actually spurred a flurry of … Continue reading

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Needing Renewal?

  Yesterday, I fell under the grips of what felt like smoldering burn-out. I was locked down, imprisoned, unable to climb out of this mental funk that was fogging up my usually optimistic attitude. The everyday struggle and the mundane … Continue reading

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I have Sjogren’s…but it doesn’t have me

April is Sjogren’s(pronounced “show-grins”) awareness month. I really had intended to skip writing about it since I am all too aware of Sjogren’s in my life. I didn’t really want to bring it to the surface or seem as if … Continue reading

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