Tag Archives: Light


It was Memorial Day. We stopped by the Mausoleum to see the sequestered room that’s only open to the public one time each year. Two stone sepulchers filled the marble room. One unopened rose leaned wearily in its vase, semi-hidden … 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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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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More Ideas When You Can’t Sleep

Okay, we agreed that instead of staring at a dark ceiling or kicking the sheets off the end of the bed when you can’t sleep, we’d get up and do something creative. Something constructive. Here’s a great idea. Just reach … Continue reading

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What’s Your Favorite Quote of Hope?

Words of Light: It’s hard for the gang members of worry to linger in the well lit places of my mind. Whether you use the Bible, inspirational quotes, or Dave Barry, fill your thoughts with hope. My favorite is: Who … Continue reading

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