Day 18: Secret

I have a secret. I like coffee. Just kidding. It’s not a secret. Why is it that the word “secret” seems to conjure up something bad or naughty? I had a friend who had a secret room once. It was definitely in the naughty category. But the etymology of the word comes from the Latin […]

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It’s Not Good-Bye (Re-blog)

Funerals are for the living, not the dead. My congregation has heard me preach this many times. It is for us to remember and to help us move towards our new normal. It was three years ago today that we laid my father-in-law to rest. I wanted to share these words from that day. (Re-blog) […]

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Words that Shine

Words, specifically the written word, has been a gift to me since I was small. A whole new world opened to me when I learned to read. It brought freedom and hope and truth to illuminate my soul. We didn’t really attend church much when I was a child. And by “not much” I mean […]

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