Tag Archive: spiritual growth

A Few of My Favorite Things-A Message of Hope

The family gathered for Christmas Eve to celebrate our traditional reading of the Christmas story of Jesus’ birth, sharing memories and gifts, and a meal with trimmings on every corner of the table. Deep into preparation of the meal, several cooks were hustling about the kitchen with determined fervor to make this meal one of […]

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I Saw the End of the Rainbow

The dawn of the morning awakened me with a sliver of light that seeped through my hotel drapes and splayed across my bedcovers. Sleepy-eyed, but ready to awaken with the morning sun, I sat up slowly on the side of the bed and reached for the drapery rod to open the drapes. My eyes widened […]

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My Birthday Wish For You

The clock just struck midnight, and I have stepped into a favorite day out of my year – my birthday. Every year I get excited about what the new year holds for me. What adventures will I experience, what new friends will I meet, and what goals will I achieve this year? The best part […]

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Mirror, Mirror: What Happened to My Body?

My Loss Was So Great I caught a glimpse of my marred body in the mirror. One week out of surgery from breast cancer had left me emotionally devastated over the loss of my breast. How could this happen to me? I thought. I was not at high risk as a young woman. Yet, at […]

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