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Living in Hope

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It’s interesting to me to note that after a physical event like a stroke, your body and your mind have only one goal, and that is to recover.  You want to mend as quickly as you can and get back to what feels normal to you.  Your desire to heal and to fully recover is […]

At the Heart of Listening

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I remember a few times when I was raising my children that they would catch me in the middle of something I was working on and try to talk with me.  They may have talked for five minutes with me saying things like, “Uh, Huh” or “Okay.”  Finally, they would get frustrated and ask me […]

You! Why Not You?

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Sometimes we imagine that things that happen to other people, can’t really happen to us.  We think we’ve outsmarted life in some way. We’ve found the secret to side-stepping chronic illness, or protecting our marriage from any notion of divorce, or making sure our kids are successful. We think all of that, until the day […]