Category Archives: NJ

Have you ever had a day that was so chock full of emotion that you are completely, emotionally hungover the next day? Well…that is me today. Yesterday my niece graduated from high school. I may be weeping under those sunglasses…but … Continue reading

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Today i have a job interview with a mortgage company in Voorhees. The office is less than a mile away from the Ritz Movie Theaters (where The Sanctuary meets every Sunday) and less than a mile away from the Voorhees … Continue reading

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Uncharted territory

I am blessed, humbled, excited beyond comprehension right now. I’ve never been in this place before…this is uncharted territory for me, which is alright with me. Tonight we had our monthly leadership meeting…we call them leadership roundtables. We caught the … Continue reading

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Today I had a great meeting with one of my contacts with the Township of Voorhees. For the record, when she retires, I want her job! I marvel at God and how He has poured out so much favor on … Continue reading

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Christmas presents

I remember my first mission trip to Arizona. It was emotionally and physically the most difficult trip to date, of all of my trips. Somehow my zeal for missions was exponentially increased. Definitely a “God thing.” One day, during a … Continue reading

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New plan of attack

I’ve come up with a plan for survival today. I’m going to look at the women with whom I work as if they were on the Island of Misfit Toys ala Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer. I work with a bunch … Continue reading

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Day two…

Well, I survived day two. Not without tears. But I survived. We had a surprise visitor today. Pastor John came to visit. What a great surprise. I’m not really cut out for salon life. I cannot and will not make … Continue reading

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Yesterday, after church, we were talking with Pastor John and Beth. All of a sudden, we found ourselves talking about blogs. I mentioned that I had written that I want to be anywhere but NJ. Some more comments were made, … Continue reading

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