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There Are Things That Lip Gloss Won’t Fix…

I’m sorry.  I’m sad to say so… but there are things that lip gloss won’t fix.  Ever. We are in day two of Sandy’s end-of-life journey.  She’s a fighter.  It’s one of the things when I reflect drove me crazy … Continue reading

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Isn’t Grace… Amazing?

In western culture, whether or secular, I am pretty confident that most people either know or would recognize Amazing Grace, a Christian hymn published in 1779.  And isn’t it?  Isn’t Grace…Amazing?  Over the past weeks and developing my OLW, I’ve … Continue reading

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What Is Grace??

I usually don’t unveil my new OLW (One Little Word) until January 1st.  This year, I am making an exception.  I hope you’ll go along for the ride.  I picked my word a week, maybe two ago and it’s time … Continue reading

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Who Cares What YOU Think Anyway…

Last week, I had a conversation with one of our young men at Aurora Central.  Some of our young men have followed the steps of Colin Kaepernick and have been “taking a knee” during the National Anthem in silent protest … Continue reading

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Oh Say Can YOU See…

We know these words.  Oh say can you see…?  Here are some others I am pretty confident that we know: IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America, When in the Course of … Continue reading

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43…

I wanted to write today, about yesterday, about how it was spent, and on 43… I never have feared my birthday. I am not a “29 again” sort.  I’m glad for that because I really do think there is value … Continue reading

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Some days…

Some days… I just want to throw in the towel.  Life is hard.  Today, well today it just flat-out sucked. The kind of suck where you just wanna take a redo, for a million reasons at least. I’m in one … Continue reading

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Let Me Tell You About Marriage…

Well, let me tell you about MY marriage. Today marks the fifth anniversary of saying “I Do” to my husband Eric.  It’s been 1826.25 days… how do we get a 1/4 of a day?  Ask Eric, he’ll explain it.  It’s … Continue reading

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Quick Wins…

I was at a meeting this week, hearing from the candidates for the leadership position at Aurora Central (my alma mater).  Something one of the candidates said has been a little bit tacky (sticky kind) in my craw this week.  … Continue reading

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Getting Real…

Commitment.  It’s a conundrum of a word to me. It really is. I’ve been thinking for days now, seriously days, that it’s time that I start getting real. I find that I have little problem honoring some commitments, but not all … Continue reading

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