Category Archives: Just thinking

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Complete Faith

I woke this morning with a memory of a little girl and Vacation Bible School.  There was a tropical theme that year, and we had gone all out on decorations.  In the center of a large display stood a cardboard … Continue reading

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Thankful in Loss

Today I attended a funeral for a friend.  The things I feel thankful for today are very close to the surface. I am thankful for an end to suffering.  Thankful to have been part of this well-lived life. I am … Continue reading

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TToT: Friendship

We started off the week with a walk through the Reinisch Rose Garden at Gage Park.  It was so peaceful– a good way to restore the soul. I was glad for the garden, the lovely weather, and my husband to walk … Continue reading

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Mutterday: Walk in the Park

    Gage Park, Topeka, Kansas Gate to a churchyard, Friedrichshafen, Germany    

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TToT: A Wing and a Prayer

(Photos from a chapel in downtown Chicago.) The week started off spectacularly well; my son is home from China.  After his first night back in his own bed, we jumped into the van and headed to the German consulate in … Continue reading

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