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A Good Start to a Great Day

I think waking up with a deliberate attitude of gratitude is even better than Folgers in your cup. Or even Starbucks… Continue reading

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Blessed & Afflicted

Caring and devoted friends sure make a radical difference in helping us manage our afflictions… especially when we happen to be married to one of them! Continue reading

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The Blessings of an Autumn Day in the Flint Hills

Until I came to Kansas, I had no idea how much color a tallgrass prairie could offer in autumn. Continue reading

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To Lie Down Weary

There are many fine things in this world; a good night’s rest is among the finest! Continue reading

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A Spark of Light

Thank God for those who encourage us! You never know when a little note, or text or call might be exactly what someone you love needs… Continue reading

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After the Highs

If you can think of things for which to be grateful when you’re tired, filthy, sore, itching and aching, then it should be pretty easy at other times, right? Continue reading

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Through Passing Darkness

Sometimes in those dark days I find it helpful to remember Who Has Made Me… Continue reading

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