The Two Shall Meet

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Just like Tootie from Meet Me in St. Louis, I feel lucky to be born in my favorite city.  There are so many things to be proud of in St. Louis. The spectacular, free attractions can’t be beat!  Of course, St. Louis has…

Need a Hero.

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I was talking with my book club last night about all sorts of things. Eventually our conversation came to current events and politics. We started talking about all of the “sins” the media has been exposing in all of our…

Stand Up.

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We’re living in times of protest.  People all around us are standing up for what they believe in, standing against oppression. You may feel like this is not your thing. It’s what the kids are doing these days and it’s not…

Reckless

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At work the other day, I was writing an email to 15 people on my team.  The email had some important information for the weekend, and I checked it and reread the email at least six times.  My heart pounded…

Soul Thirst

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I could NOT sleep that night.  I tossed and turned, unable to get comfortable. Around 4:30 I made my way downstairs to the couch.  I finally fell asleep when at about 5:45 I was awakened by a faint, but audible…

What I’m Learning

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I’m a perfectionist. Oddly, this is a new revelation for me.  I like to think of myself as a lazy perfectionist.  If I choose to do something, I do it to the best of my ability.  I also expect everyone…

Imagine

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My Bible study this morning asked me to write down who was most influential in teaching me about God and why. Immediately I knew my dad was the biggest influencer in my spiritual life but it took me some thought…

Trust

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When I was little, my bedroom window faced the street in front of my house.  We lived in a court and my dad always parked his little red Toyota Corolla along the curb. When people ask about my earliest memory,…

Parenting Handbook

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Yesterday, if you were to tell me that the parenting handbook is the Bible I would roll my eyes and have to try hard not to kick you in the shin. I am the mother of two beautiful tween boys.  That…

Go!

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I read Isaiah 6:8 the other day: Then I heard the voice of the Lord saying, “Whom shall I send? And who will go for us?” And I said, “Here am I. Send me!” In this chapter, Isaiah sees a glimpse of heaven…

Live a Great Story

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I am a collector of stories.  I love to read and to watch good stories unfold on TV.  And enjoy to listen to podcasts of people’s life stories as I clean the house and go for a run. I’m pretty sure God…