Category Archives: Worries

Cut the Cord

Scout told me that he can’t shake the feeling that he has homework to do.  One of his friends agreed. Even though school is out, there is a black cloud following them that picks at them as they relax into … Continue reading

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Dogs Waiting With Cats

Even in the midst of crummy news, there are things to smile about. Miss Kitty has a growth on the side of her mouth. It doesn’t seem to bother her a bit. She still presents mice at the back door … Continue reading

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A Ripple in the Universe

I’m not a Ouija type of gal. I knew in all of the pre-pubescent parties that it was really my friend, Cindy,  pushing the planchette to “Yes,” when I asked if Jonathan Bell liked me. As it turns out, he … Continue reading

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God’s Addressbook Includes Hope

My favorite line in Thorton Wilder’s Our Town is delivered by a George Gibbs talking about an address he’d seen on an envelope. “I never told you about that letter Jane Crofut got from her minister when she was sick. … Continue reading

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Questions That Keep Circling

Here are two things to ponder if you can’t sleep: Ponder #1. Ya’ll know the story of the Good Samaritan. Here’s  a quick recap: A man is beaten by robbers and left lying beside the road. A priest and a … Continue reading

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How Do You Like Your Eggs?

To The Dump… One of our pastimes in college was to go to the dump. I know it sounds weird, but think about it; we were students in need of sofas, lamps, etc. Our bookshelves were made of boards and … Continue reading

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Life in the Basement or Life On the Roof?

The Good ol’ Basement I hate to admit that I sometimes find myself in the basement—but I do. Things don’t meet my expectations and I pace  the mental darkness of my emotional cellar. When I’m there, I notice that my … Continue reading

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Where’s the Light in the Dark Days Ahead?

Aaaaah February. If there’s a month that I feel like hibernating…it’s February. The big holidays are over. Orion’s riding silently through the night sky. Spring is still asleep underground. So tonight I’ll explore where I see light in the days … Continue reading

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Life Shows Hope in Many Ways

Okay, Now that I’m looking for hope. I find little hints of it everywhere. I was expecting big ol’ clues like: Winning the Lottery Finding a Twenty…No, A Fifty dollar bill Getting that darn Alaska quarter to finally finish my … Continue reading

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How To Welcome The Dawn

Most people do not consider dawn to be an attractive experience – unless they are still up.  ~Ellen Goodman Long ago, watchmen stood on their towers constantly searching the grounds below for their enemies’ movements. They spent hours and hours, … Continue reading

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