Category Archives: Thoughts and Insights

The Perfect Way to Stop a Woman by Clarissa Pinkola Estés

I’ve seen women insist on cleaning everything in the house before they could sit down to write… and you know it’s a funny thing about housecleaning… it never comes to an end. Perfect way to stop a woman. A woman … Continue reading

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Write Once, Read Forever

I an known to friends and family as “the girl who wrote things down.”  I started writing in a journal more than 60 years ago.  There are some gaps and some years I kept track of things on calendars when … Continue reading

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O Come All You Unfaithful

This is my favorite Christmas discovery this year.  I have listened to this carol over and over and over again.  It’s perfect. O Come, All You Unfaithful Song by Sovereign Grace Music O come, all you unfaithful Come, weak and … Continue reading

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Will you share your words??

I suppose the reason I keep a blog is for this very reason.  It is my hope that a child, a grandchild, or a great-grandchild (or beyond) might someday find a comforting word here and feel my love and make … Continue reading

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Do Not Procrastinate the Day of Your Repentance!

As I looked out over my garden today, I felt sad for these tomatoes.  They were still green a few weeks ago on the day before our first hard freeze.  That afternoon, before the storm blew in, I harvested any … Continue reading

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Have I been one of those, never knowing??

I’m thinking about Jesus healing the sick, one by one. What if I’d been there then, with a hidden cancer in my body that I didn’t know was there. I wouldn’t have gotten in the line to be healed, leaving … Continue reading

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Person Number 8 Billion Born Today

Today the 8 billionth person on earth was born. Earth has added a billion people in just the last 12 years. I am just one.  But I know Jesus notices me.

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What is worth dying for is barely noticed.

It all matters. That someone turns out the lamp, picks up the wind-blown wrapper, says hello to the invalid, pays at the unattended lot, listens to the repeated tale, folds the abandoned laundry, plays the game fairly, tells the story … Continue reading

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Oh that I could make the magic last!

Utah has turned to winter in our absence.  There were several days of snow here while we were walking on the beach.  I am already missing Fall.

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Join His Side Freely. Now.

C. S. Lewis from Mere Christianity: “Why is God landing in this enemy-occupied world in disguise and starting a sort of secret society to undermine the devil?  Why is He not landing in force, invading it?  Is it that He … Continue reading

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