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When the new year ahead makes you wistful…

Standing here at the beginning of the new year, I feel wistful. A tad, spent. Maybe even a bit… jaded. Partial light has come to uncover a touch of a longtime mystery, revealing NEVER-suspected secrets and making me question with … Continue reading

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In this merry month…of writing

An announcement and a little request… I just submitted an expanded version of one of my Christmas stories  – “In the Merry Month of Mae” — to a contest and invite you to hop on over to and  read … Continue reading

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Wonder as you wander…

This season… THINK… WONDER.  “Christmas at the Church in the Pines” Christmas reminds us… to be aware, lean into the majesty of One who walks with us, in everyday landscapes… to know we’ve been created for AWE…   ………………….continued……………………. Join … Continue reading

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On Tuning In to Wonder This Thanksgiving

“Meditation on a Misty Morn” . I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering … Continue reading

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Grace to all who enter here

On that Day, all the horses’ harness bells will be inscribed “Holy to God.” The cooking pots in the Temple of God will be as sacred as chalices and plates on the altar. In fact, all the pots and pans … Continue reading

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Summer Sparklers

The kitchen was abuzz with 4th of July dinner party chatter, everyone gathering round the island to fill  plates high.  Mine full, I glanced over at the bay seating.  Somewhat unusually, all the little kids had it pegged first. Hmm… … Continue reading

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God Shed His Grace on Thee

America, America… And crown our good, once more, with brotherhood, O LORD… from sea to shining sea… Happy 4th, America! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I urge, then, first of all, that petitions, prayers, intercession and thanksgiving be made for all people—  for kings … Continue reading

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