Category Archives: My Faith

Let Nothing You Dismay

Earlier this year I was going through a very stressful time. I knew the situation was beyond my control and out of my hands, so for once my first reaction was to be praying instead of worrying. Even though it was … Continue reading

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Prayers For A Peaceful Thanksgiving

If your family is anything like mine, your Thanksgiving dinner may not be much like the nostalgic image below, and may not play out like the Pillsbury ad where the only argument around the dinner table is who gets the … Continue reading

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Clouds Make The Best Sunrises

You know I like my sunrise pictures–or, as I tag them on Instagram, my #runrise pictures. I set my alarm while we were on vacation to catch the sunrise over the Grand Canyon. I try to time my long runs … Continue reading

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Grateful For My Abundant Life

On the last Sunday of the month, our church includes a Litany of Healing in the service. One of the first lines invokes God’s will for us to “have life, and have it more abundantly.” Hearing that phrase in the … Continue reading

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Paddling Like Mad Against The Storm

Sometimes you don’t realize your boat is swamped until it’s too late. Last week’s Gospel reading about how Jesus calms the storm came just in time to save me from my own sinking ship.   It’s only a few verses (Mark … Continue reading

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