Monthly Archives: January 2012

Life’s Purpose: Not to Reinvent

It is Tuesday morning, the last day of January.  As I peruse today’s news, one word struck me as having importance…for what it endangers.  The word is being used by political pundits to describe a current GOP presidential candidate.  The … Continue reading

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The Voice of our body language…are we listening?

There’s risk to this blog…because for some, if not many or most or all, it can shift, albeit without subtlety, from reflecting to preaching to meddling.  So be it. The headline got me:  WHAT YOUR LOOKS SAY ABOUT YOUR HEALTH. … Continue reading

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Thrown any rocks lately?

You may know an exception.  You may know more than one.  Thinking through it, though, I do not.  I do not remember a fully honest obituary. Oh, now pushing a year more into my 70’s I do more than look at … Continue reading

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A Jazz Singer Dies; A Memory Lives

Blues singer Etta James dies at 73. Just read it on Yahoo.  What memories evoked…and then flowed.  Not a tsumani-like-flow, but still more than a trickling.  Much more. I didn’t know Etta James.  And yet, I did. Backstory triggers my … Continue reading

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Fruit Salad Anyone?

In a day…we have our schedules…we have lists…we have hopes that when the day concludes we’ve “done it okay.” Once in a while…never anticipated or planned…something happens that, in the singing of Whitney Houston, we “shoop and exhale,” with great … Continue reading

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A Key Word For Facing Life

Catherine Graves was not misnamed…Graves is apt.  More than ten years ago she and John married and merged a family of six children, developed a masonry business in the Phoenix area.   In time, short by anyone’s sun dial, her husband … Continue reading

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Sharing a perception, asking for balance

My friend, Joanne Carlson Brown, in West Seattle, is a constant source of good news, wise insights and wonderful encouragement.  In a recent Facebook—and maybe she preached it on a Sunday, was this quote from St. Augustine [posted below]. I … Continue reading

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