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Month: July 2016

Peace in the Noise

Peace in the Noise

Eleven years ago this summer, I had come home to St. Louis for a visit with family.  We were living in St. Simons Island at the time, with two very young babes, and I couldn’t wait to worship with folks from my home church.  I remember this particular Sunday as if the events that unfolded happened yesterday.  I stood to sing a hymn, and my right ear started ringing louder than the music was playing. It was only slightly awkward…

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A Tale of a Table

A Tale of a Table

We had a huge garage sale several weeks ago.   And I learned three unrelated lessons during this huge garage sale: We have too much stuff. I had been very restless for a long period of time. My husband and I don’t do tasks together very well. So about number three: there is a lot of love there, and frankly, when this question was presented at one point: If you had to be stuck with someone on a deserted island for one year of your…

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