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Make a Decision and Do the Chores

Make a Decision and Do the Chores

Chores matter. So, do the decisions to do them. If “Today is not a dress rehearsal for tomorrow,” let me make a good decision to use my time wisely in my autumn’s garden. A true truth, and good advice . . . but what does that mean in an autumn’s garden? Perhaps...

What to Do with Guilt, Real or Imagined

What to Do with Guilt, Real or Imagined

Guilt: A Reason to Dismiss Christianity In an entry in The Journal Keeper Phyllis Theroux concluded that, “. . . it was the guilt-inducing aspect of Christianity that felt so wrong,” for her. (Page 121-122) That rang a bell! I was raised in the church and I too heard...

Whining Can Be Such A Waste of Time

Whining Can Be Such A Waste of Time

“Unless you are planning to do something, complaining about the culture is just whining,” a friend observed as a group of us gathered around the dining table, and were lamenting the downward direction of the times. Ouch. Understanding the times, for which the men of...

Plunging Into the New Year, Ready or Not

Plunging Into the New Year, Ready or Not

Ready or Not, Here We Go! Into the New Year I am plunging, realizing I am about as ready for it as I would be a dip in the Chesapeake Bay. Nevertheless, off we go . . . into the year. That I don’t mention the news of the year so far doesn’t mean its tentacles aren’t...

Out of Control, Our New Normal

Out of Control, Our New Normal

A Sudden and New Normal I thought it was under control, my husband’s cold. Three hours later, I saw it was not! And the EMT’s who answered my frantic call confirmed what we had been told was a cold, might just be a bit more. Fifteen hours in an unfamiliar ER; twenty-...

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