Category Archives: friendships

Urgent Prayer Request for Toshi

Hi all, I’m taking a break from my Cuba meanderings to ask anyone and everyone so inclined to please join in this prayer vigil over the next few days for a dear beloved friend of my brother and sister-in-law. I … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Final Word – A Very Long Backstory

This post has come out of several days of praying and pondering. There are no pictures. And I apologize for the length of it, but it comes from my heart. A Very Long Backstory (why we go to Cuba) When … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 7 – More Misc Memories

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been back a little over two weeks already. We’re still adjusting to being home, and still missing our friends and the laid-back life we were enjoying during our stay there…silly things like swimming in … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 3 – Lily

Lily. Many of you “met” Lily in last year’s series on Cuba (here). And many of you helped pray for Lily when we found out this past November that she was in hospital in critical condition. A lot of people … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 2 – Another Story About Synchronicity

I love synchronicity…when several seemingly separate situations are bridged by a totally unexpected encounter and good things happen…these kinds of things make my heart dance. This particular story is one such example. Let me set up the separate scenarios and … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 1 – Merry Christmas!

We just returned from our annual trek to Cuba, so I have a few more stories and lots of new pictures to share with those of you who have enjoyed following these blog posts about our visits to Cuba (last … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Talented Friends – Part 2

In part one, you met some of my talented gifted friends. Let’s continue that celebration by meeting 3 more friends whose talents and accomplishments enrich and brighten my world. I have been incredibly blessed by all of these friends and … Continue reading

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Celebrating My Talented Friends

I love to celebrate the good in life, and I especially love to celebrate those who shine light into my life. I have been incredibly blessed with friends who are wise, gifted, talented and courageous enough to share their gifts … Continue reading

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Happiness…Connecting the Dots

After many (many) years of searching, reading, asking, listening, praying and pondering, I’ve come to a decision…it was one of those things that slowly (painfully slowly at times) evolved itself into what turned out to be a rather quiet, uneventful … Continue reading

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Exquisite Epiphanies

Sometimes our hearts are so profoundly immersed and touched and overwhelmed with emotions and epiphanies that seem too impossible to articulate…writers sit for long hours, days, weeks and years, contemplating their attempt to touch with their conscious minds what’s going … Continue reading

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