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You look so happy these days

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It’s been just shy of a year since I was here in Wisconsin helping my sister and brother-in-law out after the birth of my niece. How things change and how they stay the same! Read the rest of this entry »


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May 24, 2011 at 1:34 pm

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Growing up

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Change is difficult enough as it is but waiting is harder.  Once again, I have to put all my trust in the belief that God knows what’s going on and right now I need to just sit tight and let him do his work. Read the rest of this entry »

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March 7, 2011 at 6:48 pm

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Renewing Resilience

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Father’s Day was a tough day.  I’m not sure why it hit me so hard this year.  Actually, I do know why: a lot of uncertainty in my life, a lot of change going on.  My ego is feeling pretty low because change is hard, but my soul feels at home in the humility of it all.

Last night, I couldn’t stand the whiplash of feeling strong and secure one moment and sad the next.  I spent some time in Adoration.  While I was trying to listen, calmness abounded.  Sometimes, I wish I could sleep in that chapel.  It never fails to calm me down.  It never fails to renew my resilience.

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June 23, 2010 at 1:11 pm

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