Monthly Archives: December 2012

Answering the “Why?” question

Are you this way?  When you see something or read something or are sent something you react quicker than fast?  It can go either way. For instance.  I received an e-mail that chortled the shooting deaths of children in Connecticut … Continue reading

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Helping Children–How Timely

I understand.  We EACH have our own mission projects, the direction[s] in which our gifting is directed.  Please know I honor—even more—celebrate that.  More power to you and those for whom you contribute.  In the swirl of a world that’s … Continue reading

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When You Don’t Matter

Just one sentence.  Well, part of one sentence.  Triggered lots of thoughts. The sermon stated from a manuscript, “If Joseph had not been born it would have made no difference.” I chafed.  Then thought about it.  Chafed more.  Then thought … Continue reading

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What is in our hands?

[An introductory word or two:  there are two links in this blog…please take some time unto yourself to focus upon them…let them bring you joy…even more, love…and at the deepest level, Shalom, which is peace, the fullness of inner well … Continue reading

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Updating our Umbrella World

Will put this in my blog column to make sure the information’s shared fully.  Some of you have inquired about our Seattle situation… Our new home in Snoqualmie Ridge will be ready for us January 31.  To see how beautiful … Continue reading

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No Fishing

How ministry happens.  My personal guide and close friend John Koenig and I were to cast for steelhead yesterday on the Skagit River.  It’s called boondoggling.  We cast toward the bank, just short of those branches that seem to grow … Continue reading

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The Most Important Question

In the mix of all the expressions [read that, rants] in response to the horrifying deaths of 22 children, a principal who confronted the shooter, a school counselor [mainly for autistic children] whose boyfriend planned to ask her to marry … Continue reading

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