Monthly Archives: September 2012

Sticking with the Status Quo

  “Whadaya wanna do?” … “I dunno; whada you wanna do?” ‘Sound familiar? But deep down—we do know.  As a Christian, I’m amazed how different my wants are.  There was a day when my sole desire was to lavish on … Continue reading

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Blackballed

  40 years ago, I was a Rainbow Girl.  That’s where I learned someone could be blackballed:  we actually dropped marbles into a wooden box. I am not in favor.  Later in life, I got blackballed.  (No, not Eastern Star.)  Bogus!  … Continue reading

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Purple Paint Problem

  Yesterday, I put a small dent in five gallons of exterior house paint.  I’d gone to my old reliable guys, and chose Mocha—from a short list of Standard colors.  But I’m a bit nervous:  even after several hours, as … Continue reading

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Autocomplete

  This weekend, after a summer of hiccups, my computer finally got a tune-up.  Our tech-savvy buddy and my helpful hubby faced the giant.  Meanwhile, we wives commiserated in the corner. At one intriguing juncture, we ladies were talking about … Continue reading

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Healer of the Hurting

  In days gone by, whenever I perceived someone as weak, immature, or needy, I struggled.  My natural man tends to form an opinion (albeit hopefully not wearing it on my sleeve).  Each of us has been given varying degrees … Continue reading

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It’s So Groovy Now

  I’ve been reconnecting with friends I haven’t seen in awhile—some for over a decade.  At first it was bittersweet: the hiatus had been partly my own doing.  But it’s no longer bittersweet: it’s just sweet.  “I think it’s so … Continue reading

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Re-Gifting

  [Sermon Excerpts] Romans 12:6  – Since we have gifts that differ according to the grace given to us, each of us is to exercise them accordingly SERVING There is one body of Christ: Unity. There are many members: Diversity. … Continue reading

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