Tag Archives: faith

Wishful thinking

To turn away is wishful thinking.
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We all need somebody: Signs of life

  This morning’s running plans shifted and I fell back to sleep a little before 5 am. Suddenly, I found myself racing out the door calling for a big barking woof-y pup that I had heard while in that slumbering … Continue reading

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A response to a kindness

Yesterday, my friend-who-is-a-pastor checked in: “And I keep wondering how your faith is doing since our last chat and prayer. You don’t have to write a big, long email explaining things. Just wanted to mention that I wonder (but don’t … Continue reading

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Whistling in the dark

Job hunting is – at its best – a voyage of discovery. At its worst, it is terrifying and overwhelming. I’ve been fortunate to have family and friends (framily) who cheer me on and take me seriously when I ask for … Continue reading

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Ich habe genug.

  The kids converged this week. It was chaos and sweetness and refining and refreshing. As is our custom, we trolled our favorite spots in town: the Mayes’ ranch, Dusty Bookshelf, Acme, coffee shops, and Rockstar & Rogers (twice). I was … Continue reading

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31 Days of Creating or “Creative Self-Rescue”

  This morning I felt inspired. Not the get-off-your-tuckus or chocolate & peanut butter inspiration, but a moment that introduced wonder, excitement, and joy into this “searching for a meaningful job.” After cleaning the bathroom, sweeping the outdoor landing, and other … Continue reading

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great expectations.

writing has been sparse lately. thinking has been full bore. so many beginnings unfinished…stillborn. and tears. plenty of tears – at least for me who doesn’t typically “do” crying. I even played a few rounds of solitaire the other morning…and flashed … Continue reading

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