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Meet me where I am…

This was written 2 weeks ago. I thought I would share this now, from my heart to yours. Limbo is not a place where one can settle down, or get into a groove. Groove is not the deal, unless we’re talking about the limbo dance. No, THIS limbo is herky jerky; unscheduled and unschedulable, and…
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Note to self, re: texting is fraught…

Life notes to self (and friends): Texting, while a convenient way to communicate, can be misconstrued, misunderstood, and fraught with assumption making. I know this because in recent text conversations with people I love, I came across as bothersome or bossy or controlling or....worse. Ack. Not my intention. At all. So... Further notes to self:…
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Grateful for it all

coffee, paper, mountain. After a fun conversation via text over a world series game we were both watching, a friend texted a surprising thank you note: “PS: Thank you for helping to restore my faith in female/human nature.” To which I replied, “Humans are just that: human, flawed and perfectly imperfect. We’re all doing our…
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The Magic of Trusting Spirit – 9/1/2019 sermon

I had such a good time sharing this sermon as a guest speaker for our local Center for Spiritual Living, Anacortes, and the congregation enjoyed it too, so I thought I would share my notes. Hope this inspires you to trust the Magic of Spirit. Sermon, September 1, 2019The Magic of Trusting Spirit (aka God)…
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