Category Archives: Hope

How Long is Temporary?

The curve on the sign at the end of Loop 288 warns you. Traffic zipping along the highway at a posted 60 mph must drop their speed to almost a stop to navigate the hairpin turn that leads to Interstate … Continue reading

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What’s going on when nothing’s going on?

Was my good fortune about to die? My lucky bamboo plant looked un-lucky. The third yellow leaf in as many weeks appeared overnight on the thank you gift. After the first one, I moved it closer to the window. After … Continue reading

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Hope is Not a Strategy…

I heard that warning stated several times the last two weeks. Hope is not a strategy … … to tackle the war in Afghanistan. … to stimulate the economy. … to lose weight. … to cure a nasty cold or … Continue reading

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Beating Heat and Drought with Jingle Bells

Telltale signs of time speeding by lined the shelves of Hobby Lobby. Despite the fact that I rushed home to catch swimming finals for the SUMMER Olympics and despite the fact that I dashed from my car in 108 degree … Continue reading

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Is Santa Real?

“Mom, Is Santa real? My friend said Santa’s really you and Daddy.” Darn that Grinch. How dare he steal the miracle of Christmas from my nine-year-old daughter and me. From me, anyway. She, on the other hand, sounded like police sergeant … Continue reading

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Coming Right Up: Advent

TangleRidge golf course opened right before Christmas. I decided to surprise my husband, Jim, with a round of golf, but TangleRidge didn’t yet have a way to set up the gift by phone. I had to drive there to purchase it. So, … Continue reading

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What Good Came Out of 9/11?

If I trust that God brings good out of ALL things, what good came out of 9/11? The question haunted me all week as books, newspapers and the internet flooded me with remembrances of that tragic day. Here’s some of … Continue reading

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            I met the couple in the hospital’s lobby where I worked. One of my responsibilities was to tour families in quest of the best physical rehabilitation center to treat their loved one after a traumatic event. Some looked for … Continue reading

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