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(Before I get to my post, I have to give a disclaimer.  As a contracted blogger with Beliefnet, I have no control over the ads they choose to surround my posts.  Please understand that I have no political agenda in …Read More

Just got back from one of my whirlwind trips to Arizona.  I drove over on Friday afternoon and drove back yesterday.  Luckily, I love to drive–I think perhaps in another life, I’d have liked to be a trucker… Anyhoo…the reason …Read More

Found this on twitter.  Beautiful, brave dog…Brave, heroic deputy.  My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Deputy Kyle Pagerly’s family.  Thank you for his service and sacrifice. Published on Jul 26, 2012 by Joe sturm Please vote …Read More

Out on my customary walk with Lucy (my dog) this morning, and listening to the sounds the birds make at 5:45 a.m… Birds sing their hearts out to greet the morning.  The only exception seems to be if it’s raining …Read More

 “I will remember the deeds of the  Lord; yes, I will remember your wonders of old. I will ponder all your work, and meditate on your might deeds. Psalm 77:11-12 I was struck by this verse today, and I started …Read More

We walk in a world that is strange and unknown And in the midst of the crowd we still feel alone We question our purpose, our part and our place In this vast land of mystery suspended in space We …Read More

(Wrote this about a week ago…couldn’t decide if I wanted to publish it because it’s very personal, but–here goes!) Well, I’m 62 today!  Used to seem sooo old to me, but from this vantage point doesn’t seem so bad. Unless …Read More

Here are a few really great quotes about overcoming fear.  I need to think about these because I can surely become paralyzed when I’m afraid. The drawings included here are from my collection of original pen and ink drawings.  I …Read More

So I thought it might be fun to watch and listen to several videos of well known hymns.  I’m going to do a collection of  them, beginning with this one, featuring perhaps the most famous of all hymns, “Amazing Grace.” …Read More