Category Archives: Community

The Verdict

I actually had another post dancing around in my brain, but after yesterday, I decided to put that post on the back burner. Instead, I am going to write about something that happened yesterday that really took me by surprise. … Continue reading

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Thirsty

This morning I sat at our dining room table enjoying a time of quietness that is so rare lately in my mornings. I am usually busy completing morning tasks before heading out the door for work. This morning I didn’t … Continue reading

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Sheep in the Desert

This morning my mind is mulling over two things. Sheep and deserts. A little while ago, on the recommendation of a coworker, I bought the devotional book Earth Psalms by Francine Rivers. Yes, the same Francine Rivers who has written … Continue reading

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Crossroads

I have reached what I am calling a crossroads moment in life. I have some decisions to make. Actually, I have ONE decision to make, and two options from which to choose. The road only goes two ways. This Way … Continue reading

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Not a Good Place

This morning I sit here in the quietness of an empty house. The only sound other than the clicking of the keyboard as I type is the hum of the space heater that is keeping me warm. My two faithful … Continue reading

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Lies

There is a¬†monster that resides within my head much of the time. The monster’s name is Depression. Sometimes, I am able to wrestle the monster and lock it away for a time. Sometimes that duration is long; other times that … Continue reading

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Where’s the Grace?

I’ve had several confrontations¬†in the last few weeks, all revolving around the same issue, but the connotations behind the words as different as can be. I have not kept it secret that life has been hell for a while now. … Continue reading

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So much Like my Dad

This past week I decided that Facebook was having a very negative impact on my emotional health. I’ve actually known this for a long while but wasn’t ready to take the steps to disconnect from it. This past week, after … Continue reading

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Belong”ing”

I have been absent from writing for a little while. I never fret over such absences for a few reasons. First, I write for my own benefit. And, if I am to be brutally honest, the writing material that’s been … Continue reading

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The Long, Winding, Unpredictable Road

I’m sure you’ve heard it said that life is a journey. None of us asked to be here. None of us had the choice of whether or not we would be born. I’m not speaking theologically here, although there is … Continue reading

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