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Being a Christian in the US today is rough.

 Don’t get me wrong. It’s not as rough as it is in Muslim countries. I can declare my faith openly here without fear of being killed, tortured, losing property or being imprisoned. Being a Christian doesn’t mean that I’ll lose … Continue reading

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Do the hard things

Yesterday was the first true test of my new life. I was home, in my apartment, alone…alone with my own thoughts. That can be a scary place.  I couldn’t get out of bed, for starters. I was, and frankly am, … Continue reading

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New beginnings

This week is going to be a week of lasts for me. It is bittersweet.  After 10 years, I am retiring from the dental industry…specifically from working in a dental office. I know more about periodontal disease, brushing, flossing, crowns … Continue reading

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By Your stripes…

God has been doing a remarkable act of healing in my life lately. I didn’t realize it until the past week or so. I find myself comfortable in my skin. I am certainly no model, nor do I desire to … Continue reading

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Here’s an update, since I’m being uncharacteristically quiet here on my  blog. Mom is having round two of surgery on Oct 22.  The surgeon wants to take another millimeter or two of tissue out from where the tumor in her … Continue reading

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Be planted

On Sunday, a woman in church hugged me and said two words to me.   Be planted.   For my whole life, I’ve wanted to be planted.  But I have this wanderlust issue.  I always have always wanted to be somewhere … Continue reading

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An American cliche I am

Today I feel like an American cliche.  I speak out against American consumerism, but here I sit in Starbucks, sipping my nonfat no-water Chai tea latte, typing on my laptop, listening to my iPod, waiting for my Centro to ring. … Continue reading

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