Remember and Celebrate

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December 6, 2010

Memoranda, Moleskins & Moments

While with our family in Wisconsin over Thanksgiving, during one of my early morning quiet times, I was meditating on scripture and taking time to be quiet. And I remember having some kind of “insight” or “encouragement” that God brought to my mind. But I didn’t write it down and now I don’t remember. This...

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November 20, 2010

Crashing Computers, Trips, Projects and Interruptions

Computer crash, the need to restore my journal program files from Carbonite, a trip to Virginia to a writer’s seminar by Vinita Hampton Wright, ( )  and a 100 page digital book project for a client  – – – and the end result is interrupted postings!  Oh,  and I also forgot my password to this...

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October 7, 2010


Written August 20, 2010 “To be “pre-occupied” means to fill our time and place long before we are there. This is worrying in the more specific sense of the word. It is a mind filled with “what if . . . “. When we are preparing for eventualities, we seldom fully trust the moment.” Henri...

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September 2, 2010

Waiting . . .

July 5, 2008 – Our Backyard, Des Plaines, IL Waiting . . . I picture myself sitting here at my picnic table, waiting for you to show up. . . And I realize I have it backwards. . You’re always here. It’s me that needs to show up!


July 5, 2010

Back Yard Lessons on “Abiding”

John 15:5-8 (The Message) “I am the Vine, you are the branches. When you’re joined with me and I with you, the relation intimate and organic, the harvest is sure to be abundant. Separated, you can’t produce a thing. Anyone who separates from me is deadwood, gathered up and thrown on the bonfire. (the Message)...

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October 5, 2006

Going Deeper with God

from my journal, an entry from October 2006, as I was in the midst of deeply grieving the loss of Gordon: And there’s a question asked in my small group.  This community was life to me:  I learned through all of the changes that followed Nov. 2005 that Community is life sustaining and necessary for deep change and...

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