Category Archives: observations

Five Minute Friday — Mom

I must be back in New York. I backslid into sloughing off on my Five Minute Friday assignment until Saturday — late Saturday afternoon at that. Oh well. It’s the thought that counts and the effort to post something sometime. … Continue reading

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Sunrise, Sunset

There is just something special about watching the sun rise. We open our eyes to a new day every day — but when you watch the sun peek over the horizon … Wow! It just brings God’s wonder into the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Should

Here we are at the end of a busy Friday and the beginning of a drippy weekend. But there is still some time to participate in Five Minute Friday. Why? Because it’s important to me … but you know that … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — More

Another Friday. Another Five Minute Friday post. I don’t think I’ve ever told you how important these five minute writing exercises are to me {yeah, you’ve heard before … just about every week}. They are. I look forward to getting … Continue reading

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April’s calf

I cannot explain it, but for a couple of hours this morning I was mesmerized by April the giraffe who finally gave birth to her calf. Apparently, I wasn’t alone. An estimated 1.2 million folks were tuned in to see … Continue reading

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Lenten Reflections

I had about 36 hours notice to prepare something for this morning. Steve had asked if I could perhaps give the sermon I gave in Maine, but it was on joy … not particularly relevant for this Lenten season. But … Continue reading

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Connections

In late December, my elder daughter asked yours truly and her siblings, family and friends if we were interested in joining her and her youngest son in a photo a day challenge. Idea is to concentrate on a particular word … Continue reading

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