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Grace: Always the Next Right Thing

I’m processing the end of a relationship, and some moments are better than others. It didn’t work out, but he’s a kind, gentle soul full of grace. That’s what attracted me to him the most. Just because it didn’t work … Continue reading

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Walking with Bad Decisions

Recently I received a note letting me know My Child had made a Bad Decision. It took my breath away. Intellectually, we know our children are human, and will make Bad Decisions. We know we each made our fair share … Continue reading

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Grace in a Tree

Turns out that you can invite grace into your life, into your home, but grace doesn’t automatically make your life or home calmer or better or more joyful. Continue reading

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Grace in a Box

I do not go to church often because I don’t seem to find God there. I find Him at the beach, I think we are kindred spirits. I also find him at Holy Cross Abbey during silent monsatic retreats. Some … Continue reading

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Grace, Hope & Lebenslüge

Lebenslüge. Life lies. What a great German phrase  a new friend shared with me. She asked me at the end of our first meeting, why I tell myself life lies, lebenslüge. I couldn’t answer her immediately because I fell in … Continue reading

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Messy, Beautiful Pies

“I became a little more responsible and dependable today,” La Chica whispered to me as she walked through the front door after school. Her wonderful 9-year-old little brain operates a little different than mine does, than many other brains in … Continue reading

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Make a Joyful Noise

I believe God has a sense of humor. Sometimes I think He thinks He’s funny and I respectfully disagree. This happens when one too many things go wrong at once, or when I’m faced with one too many ironies. But … Continue reading

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