Category Archives: Karen

Five Minute Friday — Woman

Happy Saturday! Time for my Five Minute Friday contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at  http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Done

Time for my Five Minute Friday {??}  contribution. Check out the amazing five minutes takes at Kate’s place on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com by our special community of writers. I’ve been sharing snippets taken from Five Minute Friday: A Collection of Stories … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections 2018

I usually try to share my words  from the pulpit. Here’s what I shared Sunday at Dover-Foxcroft United Methodist Church. May these words of my mouth and this meditation of my heart be pleasing in Your sight, LORD, my Rock … Continue reading

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Happy, Happy Birthday!

Well, Sweetheart, you caught up to me again! Happy, Happy Birthday! I was having a hard time figuring out how I would recognize this milestone date. Over the past years, I’ve included some flowery verses, some whimsical sayings and simple … Continue reading

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Self Assessment

A couple of weeks ago I wrote a tongue-in-cheek post about looking for a date. I didn’t get one, but I did get a response from a friend. She reminded me my hesitantly in rejoining the dating scene could be … Continue reading

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Waiting for a Hug

I was going through some files the other day and came across the eulogy I delivered for my very good friend, confidant and counselor, Sonni. It struck me. She died two years ago today and, just like my wife, there … Continue reading

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Nine Years

My older daughter emotionally posted Monday, “Lord, get me through Wednesday and I will be okay for another year.” My younger daughter responded, “I’m with you sis ” My three boys are unusually quiet. I continue to cope. Today — … Continue reading

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