As my birthday approaches, I remind myself to be open to the new, the unexplored, and the untried. Each year it gets easier and easier to settle into a familiar routine, but I know that to do so is a downward spiral. I’m pretty sure that the best way to overcome aging and becoming set…

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For he is our peace. — Ephesians 2:14. Every now  and then we come across a basic truth. Today is one. Too often we turn to God with unrealistic requests. We ask for financial security, pain free existence, material gifts, our prayer list goes on and on. Yet, we forget that our relationship with God is…

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Our one year old granddaughter, Maggie, is so much fun to watch. She is walking everywhere now, and if she falls she always lands her bottom. I am especially attentive since I fell,  and i am now going through therapy to relearn after seventy-five years to walk again. Hopefully, I want land on my touche…

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I apologize to all my readers. My family has had a tough lead up to Christmas, which I will not burden you. The good news is we are emerging, and this morning I woke with an immense feeling of Joy. Joy to be alive, Joy to have wonderful family, and the belief that the Joy…

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My experience of creating music and writing songs is finding enormous strength through vulnerability. — Bob Dylan. In my early days, I was raised to be the opposite of vulnerable. Boys were taught to be tough, and any sign of vulnerability was greeted with the words, “Boys don’t cry.” I  remember in junior high taking…

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