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January 2016 Archives

I have learned over the years that the definition of home can shift. Sometimes I’ve felt most at home at my family home. Other times I felt just as much at home where I was in college or in my […]

I find this little button helpful on my computer, especially when some screen pops up that I’m not expecting. It’s a quick way to change views and get back to the start. In our faith lives, where do we find […]

In some areas of our lives it seems a little easier to keep a sense of control. Yet there are other times in our lives that control can seem like a fleeting dream. No one likes to feel out of […]

It’s a brand new year. It’s a perfect time to shift our thinking on things that lead us frustrated or hurting. It’s a brand new year. It’s time to breathe a little deeper and call for peace in our lives. […]

There are beautiful cacti that bloom in different seasons. There are cacti who remain green through the darkest night and driest conditions. It’s really amazing how much these plants persevere.  But one thing is certain with these plants — you […]

I seem to use the delete key on a keyboard just as much as I use the other keys. It’s either due to misspelling words or typing too fast for the computer to register. Or it’s just from not liking […]

I learned when I was young that you can tell how old a tree is by counting its rings. I thought that was a neat concept until I tried to count a tree. I’m glad there are people who really […]

What makes you happy? What can bring a smile to your face at just the very memory of it? As a new year is welcomed, and new year’s resolutions fall by the wayside within a few days, which often happens […]