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Sharing in Chicago

We weep with those who weep, rejoice with those who rejoice, sometimes in spaces so close it seems as if the same voice… Continue reading

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Filling the Empty Spaces

To celebrate our blessings even while acknowledging our sorrows and losses is a good and loving way of honoring all those that we love. Continue reading

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Green Pastures

Have you ever felt as happy as a horse in new pasture? Well, good for you!! Could others tell? Then, double-good! Continue reading

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A Difficult Phrasing

We live in a world of both blessing and cursing. Joy and heartache often tumble in on each other. One grandchild is born, another, yet unborn, dies. Continue reading

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Rain Dance

For such a rain as this, we should offer sacrifices in the temple.
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Fruit of the Spirit

To sincerely desire and work for the good of others
To celebrate and honor the things that are truly good
To seek and promote that which builds relationship with all
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The Gift

Occasionally, though, I’ll get lucky. I’ll actually give someone something he or she doesn’t want to immediately re-gift, re-cycle or indulge his or her pyromanic tendencies. Continue reading

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