Monthly Archives: January 2013

Prayers for Aiden

This blog was written on Monday, January 21, 2013 Strange to me, although not a new reality, how one essential need comes into centering focus, all the while so many other “matters of relevancy” are happening.  It is early afternoon, … Continue reading

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Voice of the Chalice

I don’t remember.  Have I shared this before?  Maybe.  Even so, the experience is so present with me I need to write it out. Between my 7th and 8th grade year I attended a summer church camp in Molalla, Oregon, … Continue reading

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What a church…more than worship and a sermon!

The member handed me my medallion–have cherished it since 2007 when I entered conference ministry.  I could not believe the change: from tarnished and that fully neglected look, like it was brand-new, just out of the box when first presented to me.  I … Continue reading

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What Defines Us?

Do words matter?  The question pushes this morning, the day after the greatest loss in Denver Bronco history.   [Not just my take.] As a strong Bronco fan—that’s perhaps my strongest understatement—I was very out of favor in my thoughts when … Continue reading

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Autism speaks

“I think it’s fair to say that I’m not the girl I was 10 years ago.” Not sure why that caught my eye—then discovered it was layered.  The first layer:  comment came from Miss Montana, Alexis Wineman, from the less … Continue reading

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When Deception Has Value

Did you happen to see this story?  Just found it on Yahoo.com, author is Frank Schwab. We never condone lying or being deceitful, but this might be an exception.  With time running out in the Fiesta Bowl, walk-on receiver Dane … Continue reading

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A Fishing Guide Inspires

You know, at least most of you, that Diane and I have great admiration and appreciation for fishing guides.  I’m sure we could be even more pioneer-ish and head to a river just by ourselves and figure out all the … Continue reading

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