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Whatever Happened To Using The Phone

I was very disturbed last night by a post I saw on social media. Before social media, a phone call would be made announcing such a delicate matter. My heart breaks that the announcement was made in such a public … Continue reading

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Follow Up On Being Sensitive To Others

I went to first service yesterday. This gave me plenty of time to make sure that the greeters knew to look out for this young couple for me. I only showed one person a picture of them. Yes, they let … Continue reading

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Being Sensitive To The Needs Of Others

Last Sunday I was really offended in church. I went up for prayers for healing. I was the first in this one particular line. The woman said “Hurry up! There are people in line behind you.” If I bit my … Continue reading

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The Encourager

The encourager as a happiness style is not my style. I found myself in what used to be an uncomfortable place…..A funeral home. Yesterday the words and actions of a grieving widow will stay with me for the rest of … Continue reading

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Finding Our Voices

I cannot help but find my voice once again. I need to speak up when I am hurt by the actions of others. I need to be given the opportunity to express my hurts and hang ups to those closest … Continue reading

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A Sudden Shift In Humanity

It has been on my mind lately……When did society change? What happened to common courtesy and being nice to one another? Last week I gave a donation to a woman going on a missions trip overseas. She hugged me and … Continue reading

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The Gift Of Being

The gift of being…….human. I love to people watch. Lately I have not liked ¬†what I have been seeing and experiencing. Last month I had a college student tell me “I am not like that.” She then proceeded to act … Continue reading

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