Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

Living for each other is Nature’s rule.

Nothing in Nature lives for itself. Rivers don’t drink their own water. Trees don’t eat their own fruits. The sun doesn’t shine for itself. A flower’s fragrance is not for itself. Living for each other is Nature’s rule. In 2019, … Continue reading

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Little Drops in a Great Big Bucket Called Africa

John and I were asked to speak at a Stonewood Stake youth Fireside this evening about the growth of the Church in Africa and how we can apply what we learned there to our lives today. As I thought about … Continue reading

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How to Minister

It occurred to Pooh and Piglet that they hadn’t heard from Eeyore for several days, so they put on their hats and coats and trotted across the Hundred Acre Wood to Eeyore’s stick house. Inside the house was Eeyore. “Hello … Continue reading

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Now the work of Christmas Begins.

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Ordinary Grace by William Kent Krueger

I read this book yesterday and could hardly put it down.  It’s beautifully written and it gave me a lot to think about.  Here’s the review from Goodreads: From New York Times bestselling author William Kent Krueger comes a brilliant … Continue reading

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Seeing through her eyes

I went to visit my dear friend, Penny this week.  She is fighting to stay with us and we are fighting to keep her just a bit longer.  When you’re with someone you love who doesn’t have much time left … Continue reading

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How we used to find people

I have been sorting and organizing the piles in my sewing room.  In the last week I’ve uncovered about 20 years of quilting magazines that I could never bear throwing away.  I’m not a clutter-free sort of person, I’m a … Continue reading

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