Category Archives: Spiritual

Who Is My Neighbor?

Mr. Rogers use to sing “won’t you be my neighbor?” Once he was questioned about who was his neighbor, and he said “whoever I’m with.” That really resonated with me because I don’t believe that God wants us only to … Continue reading

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Strength in the Storm

On Sunday, June 9th, 2019, my dog Callie crossed over the Rainbow Bridge. I texted the veterinarian to come to the house later that day. After I sent the text, I began sobbing. “How can I do this? How can … Continue reading

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Grace is such a lovely word. It even comes off the tongue like a babbling brook or a songbird. It is often a girl’s name, and summons beauty and well, grace (I mean, think Grace Kelly). But all too often … Continue reading

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Heaven Is Real (and yes, there are dogs in heaven too).

Yesterday my dog Callie went to the Rainbow Bridge. Yes, I know that the Rainbow Bridge is most likely fictional, but the euphemism sounds so much better than saying “yesterday my I had my dog euthanized because she was old … Continue reading

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Tears or When Will I Be Loved

Last night I cried myself to sleep. I have been going to a counselor for over a year and I started attending a food-group (for people with food issues) a couple of weeks ago. And I have been on the … Continue reading

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Graduation Day

Wow! How time flies. And how creative God is. He is the first who thought outside the box. At least in my life. In less than 10 years (8 1/2  to be precise) God has taken me from being homeless … Continue reading

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Recently I discovered myself “othering.” Not the normal othering (that of making people feel less than), but the othering of those suffering from some horrid life event. A woman I know had a son take an overdoes of pills. I … Continue reading

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Hope Deferred

“Hope deferred makes the heart sick,      but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.” Proverbs 13:12 Uh-oh. That must mean that I’m having one of those days. Yep. I am. Last week I started worrying about what I would … Continue reading

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Run Free Lincoln

This is an extremely short and personal blog as I am on a study abroad with an ipad and not a computer, so I am just sharing from the heart. On Friday, October 5th, 2012, the dogs got out. Callie, … Continue reading

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The Fork

I’m cheating on this blog. I’m getting ready for finals and I haven’t written anything for November. Two years ago I promised myself I would write a blog every month. Well, I have slacked this month. So, I am going … Continue reading

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