Category Archives: mercy

Palm Sunday – Holy Week

Dear Jesus, Today is Palm Sunday. I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about this today. I know that we’ve been together since I was a child and that You know my heart and its ways, even better than I … Continue reading

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Amazing Grace

Watching TV…over, or is it deep underneath, the rumble and chaos of the show we’re watching… Whispering…“Come. Come and spend some time with Me. “ Exasperated…“I want to. I do…but I’m afraid.” Tenderly…“What are you afraid of, My child?” Still … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Real Rest is the Best:
“Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, “Prove that you are a good person.” Another voice says, “You’d better be ashamed of yourself.” There  also is a…

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Cluttered Connections to "Home"

We just returned home after spending the weekend in the area where I graduated from high school in 1974, and where my parents lived from 1972 until my Dad died in 1999. While I’ve never really felt enough of a … 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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Now Is Right On Time

Somebody posted this on my Facebook wall last night and it sent me to bed with gratitude in my heart because for several days now, I’ve been in a bit of a funk. It was triggered by hearing about a … Continue reading

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