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Try Not to Flinch

Try Not to Flinch

One of the things that I love (and also loath) about my children is that they pick up on everything. The mood. The mannerisms. My movements. Everything. Our kids, are little imitators. They are sponges. They pick up on everything. It might have been something on the...
Nothing?

Nothing?

Siblings in Christ, I have heard it a hundred times but this time it came from the mouth of someone so wise, so open, so expansive in their thinking, it was like hearing it for the first time. “My kids are now nothing. My grandchild will be raised as nothing.”...
2020 – What a Year

2020 – What a Year

Happy New Year, Trinity (even though technically at already started in Advent)! But what a year it is: 2020. Just the numbers alone seem to hold some rare significance, right? Can you believe it? I mean perfect vision is 20/20. Hindsight is 2020. MMXX. But numerology...
Nothing?

Hope

Siblings in Christ, The new year dawns with hope for most of us. Hopes that we can be better, reach a goal, rid ourselves of a bad habit, change jobs, experience something new. As we turn the page on the calendar, we also hope we can leave parts of the old year...
Waiting for the Light

Waiting for the Light

Waiting for the light. This past weekend I had the great joy of spending three days with our eldest daughter, Maggie. She had purchased Ted’s car and flew home from Northeastern Ohio, where she lives, to drive it back. I rode back with her, eager for time together and...