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I’m Back – part 2

On  October 17, 2021, after a long absence from blogging, I posted “I’m Back” a piece about my experience with severe illness.  Unfortunately, I wasn’t back for long. For several months, I have been undergoing chemotherapy for multiple myeloma, an … Continue reading

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From My Reading – January, 2022

“If the early church preached and practiced what I preach and practice, would there be a church today?” (Dallas Willard). ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦  ♦ “They [people in AA] also have slogans, which you can either dismiss as hopelessly … Continue reading

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From My Reading – December

“I remember watching someone desperately pour out a question to my dad [Richard Foster]: ​“What do you do when your pursuing God feels empty and dry? What do you do when you’re lost in pain, mystery, and God seems completely … Continue reading

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From My Reading – November

“Here is the principle: We can only transform people to the degree that we have been transformed. We can only lead others as far as we ourselves have gone. We have no ability to affirm or to communicate to another … Continue reading

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I’m Back

Well, finally, I’m back! After months of struggles accompanied by God’s constant blessings, I am perhaps ready to share on this blog what I am learning. But first, I probably need to share the struggles.  A year ago my husband … Continue reading

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From My Reading – September

“When we have an understanding of the great themes of Scripture, the whole book from Genesis to Revelation, we see it as communicating a divine pattern to humanity. One basic message is finally communicated to all Spirit-filled people who enter … Continue reading

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Monoclonal Antibodies and Me

Those of us who have paid attention to the COVID19 pandemic may have heard the term monoclonal antibodies.  These fascinating antibodies are created in a lab to trigger the immune system to destroy cells that have a particular specific antigen, … Continue reading

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“The Space in which the Noise Arises”

“Silence is helpful, but you don’t need it in order to find stillness. Even when there is noise, you can be aware of the stillness underneath the noise, of the space in which the noise arises. That is the inner … Continue reading

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