Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tenderness

The other day, at Don’s request, I drove Elaine to a medical appointment on a very cold day. With temps hovering in the teens, my sister braved the frigid morning to keep a same day, quickly scheduled doctor’s visit. With … Continue reading

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Never Taking a Good Day for Granted

Yesterday my mom visited with Elaine as she does regularly. With Mom’s phone call to me came the good news that Elaine had experienced a rare, good day. Elaine even remarked that her pain levels had lightened somewhat recently and … Continue reading

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Contentment

In visiting with Elaine today, she asked me how I was doing. I appreciated her concern and replied that I was doing better by learning to be more content. Although realizing my overall life circumstances had not dramatically changed, I … Continue reading

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Prayer’s Power to Transcend Life’s Circumstances

Last evening in our home prayer group, I spiritually challenged us. After hearing of hurting needs, I encouraged us to venture beyond our earthly circumstances with prayers transcending our human condition.  In the meeting, God faithfully showed up. Through praise … Continue reading

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