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Compassion

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Who will be the one to show kindness?

One thing I’ve learned as I journey through life with less focus on myself and more focus on God and others is that we need to give each other a break. Last night my family was out for dinner, and our waitress, old enough to be my grandmother, was clearly frazzled from the get-go. It took … Continue reading

… to look after orphans

So as I type I have three peacefully sleeping children giving me an opportunity for an afternoon quiet time. A fourth is playing quietly in his room, and two more are in the backyard, home early from their last day of school. The sleeping ones aren’t mine – I didn’t give birth to them – … Continue reading

How are you two still together? The mission field of marriage

About 20 years ago, I started going out with this super cute boy. He had the most wonderful blue eyes and he paid lots of attention to me. He called me his angel. We spent hours and hours together – every possible waking moment – and when we weren’t together, we were on the phone. … Continue reading