Crisis Averted

Every once in awhile our choir director will take requests during the church service, and I almost always shout out, “They’ll Know We Are Christians by Our Love.”  That hymn has always been one of my favorites because it rings so true.  It speaks to me about appearances and also reminds me of the flip side […]

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Your Silence is Crushing

  It’s 3 days post-election, and I am still devastated.  No one is more surprised than me that I am this grief-stricken.  On Wednesday I stopped crying long enough to meet a dear friend for lunch.  Once lunch was over and I hugged her good-bye a new round of crying jags started.  These went on for […]

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At Dawn, We Ride!

  Friends, protest if you must. I understand the sudden feeling of needing to do something, to take action. But for the love of all that’s good and holy please keep it peaceful. Any showings of violence, any destruction of property is only going to diminish our message. People will no longer listen. They will […]

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My Aunt Janet

I have so many memories of my Aunt Janet. She and my Uncle Kenny are the reasons why I love Kenny Rogers.  I can still see my aunt and uncle dancing around the kitchen to “Lady”. She is the one who taught me how to trifold towels, that a curse word can be a term […]

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