Our House

I love our house. Not just because it sits up on a hill – which it does – and not because it is overshadowed by a big black walnut tree – it is – and not because it has lots of windows which let in lots of natural light – it does – but I […]

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Magicians

We live in a magical time and we’re capable of performing what would have seemed ‘magic’ even a hundred years ago. Want music? A push of a button or a simple request to our smart device and POOF! We have music! The same with movies – we make people, scenes, places appear at will, right […]

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Christmas

It’s almost here! That one special day we set aside each year for togetherness, family, hope, joy and peace on earth to honor our Savior’s birth. And I know that although it’s become a huge commercial machine and the hustle-bustle often leaves us feeling frazzled and stressed, sometimes all it takes is a few quiet […]

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Transition

I’ve been thinking about life, and death a lot lately. I suppose it’s natural as we age, or perhaps it’s natural when we live with those with chronic, debilitating health issues. My entire life I’ve heard the oft parroted phrase, death is a part of life. For me it was always one of those “duh” […]

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What we Cannot Change

I used to think there was little I couldn’t conquer with determination and hard work. Little I couldn’t change or make better in some way as long as I worked to improve myself, as long as I believed in myself. I was almost arrogant in my approach, laser like in my focus, my belief in […]

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