Category Archives: SEASONAL

to read again

I’ve quoted from Amy Jo’s blog before (song lyrics, I think). She does such wonderful writing! This post was just so good, and so… “Ottawa” (and yes, I’m STILL amazed that I now live in Ottawa, even though we’ve now … Continue reading

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And that is life!

If you’ve never read The Mitford Chronicles by Jan Karon, you should try them! I’m just finishing my third time through, and I love them even more than the first time! They’re all about an Episcopalian priest who loves everyone, … Continue reading

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waste your life

It was such a waste! All that perfume, just poured out, and it was expensive enough that a lot of useful things could have been done with the money obtained by selling it–lots of help for the poor, etc. Jesus … Continue reading

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finishing up Fall

Quick, quick! One more Fall poem before the Christmas things start up! (Would you believe, I’m to begin the Christmas Story for the 3-year olds next Wednesday?! And yes, I’ve switched to the 3-year olds, for my Wednesday morning volunteering.) … Continue reading

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Stop, Listen

There are not enough posts in my blog for the “fall” tag to show up, so here’s another Fall poem: O wild West Wind, thou breath of Autumn’s being, Thou, from whose unseen presence the leaves dead Are driven, like … Continue reading

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He ain’t heavy, he’s my brother

We’ve been through two words for Advent: Peace–“on earth Peace, good will toward men”, peace with God, peace and quiet, peaceful times, “May the Peace of Christ be with you”–and Come, including all the invitations for Christmas parties & dinners, … Continue reading

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body & soul

What if true love is found in the very place we most deserve to be rejected? …(1 John 4:9-10) …The One who knows you best, loves you most. You can trust the God who hung on the cross for you. … Continue reading

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“they just pretend”

Ways to celebrate October: get out for an early morning walk/run, have one last ice cream, or perhaps french fries from a Chip Truck, on a warm Fall day, get a haircut, to lessen that cool-weather, fly-away electricity, gather around … Continue reading

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“Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness…”

It seems fitting, after the beautiful photos I found on my morning run, that we should have some poetry. How about a little Keats? Just a little– To Autumn John Keats, 1795 – 1821 Season of mists and mellow fruitfulness, … Continue reading

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of horses and pastors

It’s not to suggest that there is any special meaning when I share these things, but it’s just kinda neat: my Old Testament reading was about God creating man like himself (yes, I’ve started all over, in order to use … Continue reading

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