Tag Archives: Trust God

Are You Ready to Reroute?

We recently encountered heavy stop-and-go traffic on the Interstate before we realized a  multi-car accident blocked most of the north and sound-bound lanes. We worked our way south, past the pile-up, and traffic returned to posted speeds. However, the opposite … Continue reading

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Do You Believe God?

From the lavender, orange, and gold smudged long and low across the western horizon to the red and pink dappled skies of an early Ohio morning, I reveled in the breath-stealing artistry that marks our days. From the gentle lapping … Continue reading

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Who Knows Your Future?

I’m enjoying views from the eighth floor of a high-rise in downtown Chicago. Below me lies a series of paths that dissect geometric shapes of elaborately landscaped urban green space with floral pops of yellow, lavender, and fuchsia. Hotel guests stroll … Continue reading

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Shelters and Shields

The baby contentedly chews on colorful balls, rings, and crunchy baby books, and occasionally toddles along inside edges of the expert-approved plastic fencing. A safe area for baby. He’s protected, but doesn’t always view life that way. When he feels … Continue reading

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Control and Change – Who’s in Charge?

The text message indicated not only a gate change but a different terminal as well. Time was tight and a mad dash ensued as heels pounded hard tile, purse straps slid down the arm, and the black roller bag bounced … Continue reading

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Richly Blessed

Marilyn died yesterday. By all earthly logic, she should have glided through the Pearly Gates years ago. It’s been nearly six years since I first met Marilyn, and by then, she was well into her eighth decade and a widow. … Continue reading

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A “Doing Good” Check-up

A nasty sinus infection has stuck like glue for the last several weeks. It’s the kind that fills your head with mush and your throat with fire. It’s not bad enough to scramble back to bed, but enough to feel … Continue reading

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