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It’s Never Not Been Divided

It’s Never Not Been Divided

It's never not been divided; America, that is or the church for that matter. Christians always had our issues too.  And we have too often behaved badly. But YOWZA!  We ALL need to get a grip! Has anybody looked at the drought, fires, and the uptick in COVID variants —...

What’s Changed?

What’s Changed?

In the past fifteen months, what’s changed?  The pandemic and 2020’s fallout have been changing me, just when I thought I was too old to change.  Nobody’s ever that old, right?*   I can’t predict for how long these changes will last; but here’s how I am changing for...

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

Elinor’s Observation Works for Me

The Observation Still Works Elinor Dashwood’s observation works for me: she expressed the restraint our current events necessitates:  “And sometimes I have kept my feelings to myself, because I could find no language to describe them in.” (Sense in Sensibility)  Just...

The Learning Curve Continues

The Learning Curve Continues

As this pandemic continues, the learning curve continues, and seems to lengthen. How teachable am I willing to be? This time last year, I anticipated a learning curve because of the shock of COVID-19*  Quarantining, masking, social distancing, vaccinating, etc — these...

Here: Read This.

Here: Read This.

Can you imagine visiting with friends and all the conversations began with, Here: Read this?    I am guilty of this sometimes on social media.  When someone expresses so perfectly what I think, if I had even thought about a subject, I want you to know: this is...

Is It Over Yet?

Is It Over Yet?

Is it over yet? This really should be over. Seriously. I am almost two weeks past my second shot, and I need to be getting on with my life! Wait -- Did someone say "FOURTH surge"? Researchers NPR spoke to all cautioned that public policy and Americans' behavior can...

Filling Out Forms

Filling Out Forms

Filling out new forms with old information, I was startled. The dermatologist’s office wanted to know my end of life wishes. Good grief! I hate filling out forms! Why did they need to know that if all they were treating was eczema? Oh Wait – I was here for the annual...

Reopening My Mother’s Estate

Reopening My Mother’s Estate

Reopening my mother’s estate was one thing that was never on my radar. But the past year has brought many unexpected experiences, conversations and worries, hasn’t it? Because sleep and I are not always on speaking terms, one night I searched the Maryland Unclaimed...

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