Tag Archives: gratitude

Spaciousness

A year ago I wrote a post for this blog about letting go of beloved possessions.  We were preparing to move from the house in which we raised our children to an “independent living” apartment. Last month we made that move, … Continue reading

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Growing Generosity

Online giving isn’t spiritually sexy, but I’ve been surprised by how it helps people grow in their faith and generosity. Recently, my church updated the process to make it easier to give from our website as well as on mobile devices. Over the past … Continue reading

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Talking About What Matters

Eleanor Roosevelt is quoted as saying, “Great minds discuss ideas; average minds discuss events; small minds discuss people.” So it should come as no surprise that there are people in this world who are doing just that, discussing ideas, but … Continue reading

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051315: Morning

She sleeps in the room above me, home for an end-of-semester visit. A tremor passes through me when I read the morning’s headline: Railroad accident Philadelphia scores injured seven killed. She sleeps quietly having, a mere two days ago, rounded … Continue reading

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Rearview Mirrors

I would like to introduce you to Dorothy Levitt, a pioneer woman motorist who provided the inspiration for the modern rearview mirror. In her 1906 book, The Woman and the Car, Dorothy Levitt “advised women to carry a hand mirror … Continue reading

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