Day 35 – The Graduation Speech

Today we read Paul’s final benediction to the somewhat unpredictable Corinthian church. His closing remarks in 2 Cor. 13:11-14 remind me of ones you might hear at a graduation ceremony. Poignant. Succinct. Meaningful. If you recall over the past few chapters, Paul has addressed these city-dwellers with instructions on how to live life. These are…

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Day 14 – You Have Something to Give

I want to encourage you today to reach out to someone who has spurred you on to keep going. I bet they don’t hear the simple words “thank you” often enough. Who is that person for you?

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Almost Done

How many times have you started a project but never finished it? I know if you walk into my craft room one would begin to wonder what in the world is all of this stuff for? What is going on in here? I have projects that were started several years ago that still have never…

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Little Self Indulgences

I am roaming around France with my husband and a busload of one-time strangers that have now become dear friends. Funny how bus rides can become so endearing. We are retracing the steps of St. Vincent, a saint in the Catholic Church, who faithfully served the homeless and poor. It is upon this principle that…

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