Follow the Light

When our children were young, a zealous property owners association board member encouraged everyone in the neighborhood to purchase and place luminaries on the curb in front of their houses each Christmas Eve. Even if we prepared in advance, it was always stressful to get the luminaries in place and lighted before extended family arrived […]

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Promoting Personal Peace

Do world events disturb you? The turbulence of hostile government takeovers, an ongoing pandemic, and personal challenges loom large and threaten to rob us of peace. Often, it takes effort to avoid being pulled into the vortex of tumult and succumbing to fear. I’m not suggesting we shut ourselves off from what is going on […]

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Light in the Darkness

I love 3-year-olds. They call it as they see it, expressing honestly and openly what they perceive and what they want. Earlier this week, our 3-year-old grandson made an observation and asked for a solution. He noticed the exterior of neighboring houses were adorned with lights and his was not, prompting him to say, “I […]

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Living in the Light

As September begins, a change in the slant and intensity of light is already visible. The brightness of spring and summer diminishes as the earth slowly inches toward fall. This year has been different in many ways. Imbedded in the usual carefree nature of summer lurked fear, anxiety, and uncertainty. We long for change, but […]

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