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The holidays are rapidly approaching. They rush toward us with an expectation of getting noticed. Thanksgiving and Christmas melding together as consumerism reaches a feverish pitch as the weeks of November drift into December. Black Friday becomes Black Thanksgiving Night and soon there will no Thanksgiving pause before the madness begins.  I am thinking about […]

Meaning

Bring the Giving Back to Thanksgiving

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When I think of living a meaningful life, I think of a man named Tom who built a house in Sunzu Village, Rwanda. This house was perched perilously on the side of a mountain overlooking a lake and a volcano. He could have built this house quickly, however, he chose the slow pace. His neighbors […]

Meaning

A Meaningful Life

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My husband, Scott, is a wonderful gift giver. Early in our marriage he would give things that sparkle and delight. Diamonds and sapphires were his expressions of love that came from working hard making them the all the more valuable. Beautiful art found near and far marked our travels and surround me as I write […]

Living Intentionally on Purpose

No Ordinary Gift

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A Reckless Dreamer is one called by purpose and with God is not bound by the possible but the limitless. A good death includes looking back upon one’s life and finding it meaningful. We all have reckless dreams placed before us and yet fear of failure, or delay to fruition keeps us from seeing the […]

Wonder

A Reckless Dreamer

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It was a crisp afternoon on a February day in the South. I was going to meet my friend, Jodie, at the home of a man with who she had recently reconnected. Craig and his wife, Katie, had been one of two couples that had impacted she and her husband’s early married life with wisdom […]

Legacy

A Back Porch Legacy

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