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What to get for someone who has nothing.

I bet you thought this was about a street person or something. Sorry, it is not, though I have done that and it really takes a village. This was about someone close to me, who is single parenting. After a … Continue reading

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Perspectives on CPS

I’ve been thinking lately about CPS.  I kind of got slapped with a new perspective on it recently and am still trying to figure things out.  I have a friend who is a nurse.  After retiring, she decided to volunteer … Continue reading

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I had an odd experience recently.  I made a purposefully vague comment about a recent sermon being better than the week before.  Two people took exception to that.  I thought that was odd, because it was, after all merely an … Continue reading

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I usually mange to forget all about funerals, or memorial services, which are far more common here.  But this one I needed to attend.  And another friend was in charge and gave me extra reminders.  So I went to the … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Lenten Fasting

We are about a week from the start of Lent this year.  Now, traditionally we would all be thinking and discussing what we should give up for Lent.  I’m not from a faith tradition that actually gives up food every … Continue reading

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Holiday visits

Many of us travel to see family over the holidays, and our family is no exception.  We drive several hours to visit my mother-in-law, even though she no longer seems to notice that we are there.  She is in one … Continue reading

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The vacation from where?

Was it last year or the one before that I last got lost at the cabin?  Well, this year was a very different experience.  My daugher had freshman orientation, so we went up several days later than my husband.  The … Continue reading

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