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Posts regarding my faith.

Advent Introduction: Perfect Imperfection

Part of me welcomes the Holidays. Part of me cringes. But aren’t the Holidays a happy time? I’ll not argue that. Not at all. However, this time of year always induces in me stress, if not outright stress, an undercurrent that can eat away at my peace until I feel like a basket case. Stress ...continue reading

Defining Sparks of Joy

I felt them. Like flecks of light in the dark, little sparks of joy have flitted in and out of my life these past couple weeks. That begs the question. What is joy? I guess I should try to define joy first. The Merriam-Webster dictionary defines it in three different ways: The emotion evoked by ...continue reading

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3 Things I've Learned About Caregiving

Blogger’s Note: I know I’ve been silent for the past few weeks. My post explains why. When a crisis hits, priorities change, and what happened required so much of my time and energy that social media fell by the wayside. Not anymore. Three weeks until the post-op appointment. No sitting upright for long periods. No ...continue reading

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Does Prayer Really Work?

Blogger's note:  I had fully intended to begin a new series related to my writing, but with the news of Saeed Abedini's release, I decided to interrupt my schedule for this post. Saturday morning, I woke up as a normally did, wandered into the kitchen, and had a bowl of cereal while reading the comics ...continue reading