Musings

Unlovely

My husband, Ken, planted a large sunflower garden in our backyard. There are several different varieties, Russian Mammoth, Autumn Beauty, and several others. I love them. They are all different and unique, but all beautiful. But there is more to them than just the...

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One Thing Leads to Another

I have a coffee cup that says "Crazy Cat Lady" on one side and "One Cat Leads to Another" on the other side. Six years ago Ken talked me into adopting a cat and now we have four, so I have proven the point; hence, the cup. But this isn't about my cats. It's about how...

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It’s All in the Choices We Make…

I remember an experience I had sometime during 1990, I was sitting on the podium of our congregation in Maryland, taping Asher's message (that was old school when you had to sit and watch the cassette tape and turn it over when the first side was full). All of a...

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Of Chicken Nuggets and Pigs in a Blanket

This week Ken and I have been helping with our church's annual Vacation Bible School in the evenings after work. We help in the kitchen serving the food that we give the children each night at the beginning of the evening. It is "kid food," like and pigs in a blanket...

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Whatever Happened to Modesty?

As I was standing at the information booth at church on Resurrection Sunday, a young teenager (I believe she is 15) came out of the restroom with her holiday finest on - a dress that looked like it belonged in a nightclub somewhere, off one shoulder and very short! I...

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Best Friends Forever

There is an acronym young people use today in texting called BFF (Best Friends Forever). I wonder if they really understand the meaning of best friends? Twenty-five years ago I ended up in Frederick, Maryland. I thought it was just another stop in the crazy quilt that...

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