Pondering Category

Are your actions revealing your beliefs or your indifference?

Every person has the human right of dignity, freedom, and equality. I know you agree. But are your actions revealing your beliefs or your indifference. Even if our beliefs are for a world of justice, freedom, and equality, it is our actions that will change the world. What Seth Godin said in his blog today personally […]

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Talk Tuesday…A series on balance (Blog 2: Balance vs. Time)

Every Tuesday we engage in one big question, topic or idea. You are invited to write in with a suggestion you want to share. I surely do not have all the answers but know that together we can generate some great conversation and have fun in the process. (Feel free to post your topics, questions, […]

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A New Year’s Prayer for you…

New Year’s Prayer Reflecting on the New Year upon us, I pray these blessings over you. May you know the power of love, gratitude and forgiveness.   May your life be transformed by the risk and perseverance you take to reach your goals and the courage it takes to get up when you fall.   […]

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Bringing peace on a cold winter’s night…

It was a cold winter’s night before Christmas. The wind wrestled with the trees as the rain beat the ground like the little drummer boy and his drum. I was on my way from my last appointment of the day to pick up my kids for their afternoon activities. Racing the clock to get the […]

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Praying for a Double Portion

First Thessalonians 5:18b says, “Give thanks in all circumstances; for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus.” Lately there has been a trend to thank God for the small things in life. I am onboard. Thanking God for the small things minimized a grumbling and discontent spirit. But I have found that focusing on […]

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Why is being like Jesus so hard?

Why is being like Jesus so hard? This picture of my bathroom remodel seems representative of my walk with Jesus. The remodeling process seems endless. Like the new floor (which used to be brown shag carpet), the foundation of my life has changed. The Bible says when you know Jesus, you are a new creation […]

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Wasted Talent…

“It’s so sad.” Said the stranger standing next to me in Washington Square. Leaning into me in a whisper she continued her thought, “Such a waste of talent.” The talent she referred to was a man entertaining a growing crowd of fifty or more people as he playing a grand piano in this historical park […]

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Loss and Thanksgiving…

This morning, as I prayed for two friends who experienced the sudden loss of ones they love and for another who is in a battle for her life against cancer, I was reminder of how quickly life can change and how precious each moment is. I am inspired as I watch each of these women […]

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