Category Archives: Renewal

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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What If Words Were Banned?

What if you were told you couldn’t talk for the next 30…60…90 days or longer? Or that you were at least severely limited in what you could say? Would you be willing to do it, if it was preparation for … Continue reading

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The Best Part About Having No Clue

The winner of Most Repeated Comment I’ve Heard the past two weeks is, “What’s going on? It feels like the world has gone mad!” Colorado’s Waldo Canyon wildfire swallowed up 27 square miles of woodland and 347 homes–one of more than … Continue reading

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Life in the No Clue Zone

On the network news last night, the news anchor reported the death of actor Harry Morgan, best known as the acerbic Col. Potter on the TV series “M-A-S-H.” The final  picture onscreen showed Morgan in that role, with the dates 1915-2011 … Continue reading

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Excuse Me, Would Everyone Please Shut Up?

I was standing in a grocery store line yesterday behind a mother and a young boy, presumably her son, who looked like he was 10-12 years old. She was ragging on him about something, as she mindlessly emptied her cart … Continue reading

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Does God Have an “EASY” Button?

Most writers I know—including me—are neurotic. I don’t mean writers like pastors who transcribe sermon notes into books. Or business executives who, with the help of ghostwriters, translate business plans into how-to success manuals. I mean writers who define their … Continue reading

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Can You Hear Me Now?

Just before dawn this morning, the space shuttle Atlantis touched down at Cape Canaveral, ending a 13-day business trip delivering scientific equipment and supplies to the International Space Station 250 miles above Earth.  It was the 135th and final mission, … Continue reading

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Better than WonkaVision

The worst thing about aging is you start being careful. Careful about what you eat. Careful with how you spend money. Careful about where you step. Your mother might say, “Honey, that’s not being careful. That’s called ‘growing up!” But … Continue reading

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