Monthly Archives: January 2014

Life Under Pressure

When a loved one dies, there is a giant hole in life’s fabric, both in being and in doing.  My husband provided a sense of security.  Our early morning conversations filled my emotional cup and relieved tensions that melted away … Continue reading

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Temptation to Discouragement

I would love to write a blog of whining.  I don’t do well in winter, and I need not say more.  I’m a mess.  My rental properties are a worse mess.  Broken pipes, moldy carpet, failing sump pumps, robberies, holes … Continue reading

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Tell Me Your Secret

As a widow, I find the words of Isaiah 54 to be the most tender in all of scripture.  My Maker is my husband, the Lord of Hosts and my Redeemer.  With great mercies He will gather me; with everlasting … Continue reading

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Smart Guys in Athens

My Dear Friend, I admire you so much, and I am so glad you are a part of my life.  You lift my spirits with your brilliant wit and carefree nature, and you can talk about any subject with honesty … Continue reading

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The Psalm Has a Face

Yesterday I enjoyed the company of friends that included a young woman who told us a stunning story. Corina’s (not her real name) account was so striking because of her beauty, her youth, her peace, and her poise; but it … Continue reading

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Saving Our Athens

For thou bringest certain strange things to our ears: we would know therefore what these things mean.   (For all the Athenians and strangers which were there spent their time in nothing else, but either to tell, or to hear some … Continue reading

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God Reveals Eternity to the Grieving

The new year compels us to move on with our lives.  The frenzy of too many holidays too close together, and the long weeks of gray skies and freezing weather cause us to look inward, when our surroundings seem so … Continue reading

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