Category Archives: Christian Living

A Suggestion For Your Reading List

Time out for a personal note: I’m excited to announce the publication of my new book, available now on Amazon. It’s the story of a 40-day unconventional road trip taken 25 years ago. Call it a mid-life re-evaluation, a mid-life … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Radical

Mass shootings have topped the news 11 times in the past few weeks, racking up a stunning list of casualties. Cops, gays, African-Americans and people who just happened to be in the wrong place at the wrong time. So many, … Continue reading

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The Most Important Feature in My Home

I had lunch today with a good friend who shared her disappointment about losing a house she and her husband tried to buy. The home–priced right, in a good neighborhood–ended up in a bidding war, with multiple buyers offering crazy … Continue reading

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Why God Loves Dogs

Today is a good day. I want to relish it because bad days are the ones we typically remember and rehash, even though both are a necessary part of the cycle of life. King Solomon–once touted as the wisest man … Continue reading

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When Convictions Get Ugly

I’m a jaded old reporter who isn’t shocked by much. I’ve covered heinous stories like the John Wayne Gacy trial, political corruption at the highest level, and kids sold by a parent on drugs. But one story this week caught me … Continue reading

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The Fast Track Back to God

Last weekend while driving home from a movie, my husband and I passed a beautiful little country church. It looked more like something from a New England movie set than the modern church architecture you see today. A sign in … Continue reading

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Postcard From Paradise

The Gulf Coast of Florida is a wonderful place to be in January. It’s widely known for its tropical beauty, even though the part most visitors see is a beauty that’s been carefully trimmed and manicured and arranged into botanical … Continue reading

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What Our Stuff Says About Us

We were out to dinner with friends the other night on the eve of another short-term move. It’s another chapter in our ongoing saga to get permanently relocated to our new home in Florida. This unexpected multi-part journey to get … Continue reading

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God, Could You Move It Along?

A love story popped up on the Internet recently about a couple of octogenarians who were sweethearts in college back in the ‘50s. Life interrupted and they never married. Recently, through friends, they learned both of them were now widowed and they … Continue reading

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Navy SEALS and Guerilla Decision-Making

I received a phone call this morning from a person who wanted to talk about a really bad decision she made (her words, not mine, although I totally agreed). She knew better, she said. She had been at this crossroads before, … Continue reading

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