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Music Monday: Angel Eyes

When my daughter comes home from college, one of the first things she does is sit down at our piano and play Jim Brickman’s Angel Eyes. It’s a beautiful song that just brings me joy and peace when I hear the … Continue reading

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Late fees?

I live in the grace period. I know that our library gives you two days after your due date before they start charging a late fee. I know that there are about 30 miles left after the needle hits the … Continue reading

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Water leak!

We discovered a water leak in our yard this weekend. When we looked at the water meter, the dial leading to our house was spinning wildly. We did the math, and we had used 74,000 gallons since our last bill. … Continue reading

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Where does change begin?

I am not a fan of politics, particularly in today’s environment. I truly admire and appreciate those who are committing their lives to making changes and trying to shape our world through it, but on no level is it for … Continue reading

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Music Monday: You Make Me Brave – Amanda Cook

  As I wrote my first Bible study, Be Not Afraid: Living with Faith in the Midst of a Fearful World, I knew that there were so many people who needed to hear the words “Be Not Afraid” from their … Continue reading

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Music Monday: Calling All Angels

We are surrounded by angels. Some we can see, some we can only detect by a brush of a wing, and some come to us completely undetected. It’s hard to see them sometimes, when our world doesn’t look quite the … Continue reading

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What’s in a name?

  “Jesus does not call Thomas ‘The Doubter,’ in the same way that he does not call Peter ‘The Denier,’ or Andrew ‘The Deserter.’ The devil calls us by our sin. God calls us by our name and gives us … Continue reading

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Let me do it.

I have been dealing with some health issues with my youngest child lately. I hate when my children suffer. As we work our way through doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, referrals, and tests, I have thought about why this is so … Continue reading

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Before you go…

  I have never been present at the end of adoration on Holy Thursday night before tonight. I’ve always gone at the beginning, as Jesus enters the garden with the apostles after the Last Supper. I’ve always been there in … Continue reading

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Believe in Yourself

“If you believe what you like in the Gospel, and reject what you don’t like, it is not the Gospel you believe, but yourself.” St. Augustine As a music therapist, I know that we put ourselves into the music we hear, the art … Continue reading

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