Psinging the Psalms

Jul 07

Psinging the Psalms

Following on from my last blog post, when I’m learning something new I think context helps with the memory process. My kids believe context helps with the communication process as well, and would be thrilled if I could add context to any of my communications… To serve this end I took a whole stack of books out of our amazing library about the Psalms. When...

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Celebrating the Psalter

Jun 04

Celebrating the Psalter

These days, my memory works about as well as a used teabag; weak and in desperate need of a sugar kick! In fact, getting all the way to the end of a single sentence without forgetting what I’m talking about is almost like hearding tea leaves into said tea bag.  Something must be done. I’ve always been fascinated by memory – probably because it feels like...

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Birthdays and Beginnings

Apr 16

Birthdays and Beginnings

Today is my birthday, and as such, it signifies a fresh, new beginning. I love anything that makes me feel like I have a fresh new beginning: quiet early mornings at the start of a new day, Mondays, the first of a new month, the first of a new year, the beginning of anything new, really.  Fresh beginnings give me hope, and I need all the hope I can get!  🙂 Some...

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Journeying to Intimacy

Apr 14

Journeying to Intimacy

Back in 2010 my husband and I went through a journey that ended up in us leaving the corporate church – not our faith, just the Sunday morning building.  It’s a long story, but one of the deciding factors for me was my inability to see and know God through all the “to-do’s”.  My relationship with God was built on performance and...

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Unexpected Blessings

Apr 09

Unexpected Blessings

You plan, you prepare, you schedule, and you await the unexpected. I love a schedule.  I love checking off my to-do list and accomplishing great things with my day.  I wake up in the morning with a clear picture of how I want the day to run, and how I want to make that happen.  It’s programmed into my DNA. When my kids were small I used to hate having them...

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