Category Archives: Letting Go

My Job is Not to Problem – Solve

I was plunged into darkness so black I couldn’t see the person standing next to me. Even after sixty seconds passed to let my eyes adjust, the cave walls were still invisible. Total absence of light surrounded us, and only … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Worry

We outsource lawn work, shopping for gifts, and paying our bills. Why not outsource worry? I ran across this story about a man who hired a virtual assistant to worry for him. How did that work? Fabulously! He sent his … Continue reading

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Repairing Dents

In 1998, Jim and I bought the car of my dreams. A brand spanking new Chevrolet Lumina. The car of my dreams since it sported my favorite color — metallic red. I babied that beauty. I parked remotely and hiked a … Continue reading

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The Comforter

“What do you think you’re doing?!”  the wife demanded an answer from her husband of six months. The one wrapped in the couple’s new $700 comforter as he lazed on the bed, feet propped, drink in hand, and watching a … Continue reading

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What to Keep and What to Toss

Friends warned me. “When you move, you’ll purge before AND after the moving van unloads. Before our move, we tossed, gave away and left behind: furniture we wouldn’t use, things we intended to repair but never did, and things we … Continue reading

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Who Sets the Pace?

Several fellow bloggers quickly declared their 2013 word as the ball dropped on this new year. For a decade mine was Surrender. What can I say, but I’m a slow learner. For the last two years His word for me … Continue reading

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Time to Take Five

Invigorated with breakfast and a good night’s sleep, I don old jeans and a t-shirt for fall’s yard work.  After two hours, I push through tiredness to pull just one more blade of grass out of the flower garden, rake … Continue reading

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The Guarantee for Future Success

“Past performance is no guarantee of future success.”  Last year, with that theory in mind, I tamped down the embers of desire to attend the Christian Communicators Conference. The one for those who hear God’s call to a speaking ministry. … Continue reading

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Digging into the Past

I’ve heard about the Dead Sea Scrolls since my religion classes in college. Like a six-year-old dancing before the family tree of unopened gifts on Christmas morning, I looked forward to seeing the oldest known manuscripts of the Book that … Continue reading

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How to Multiply Your Power

“I’ve got it all together.  I just don’t know where I put it!” We laughed at our guest speaker’s opening line. I laughed so I wouldn’t cry. My To Do list rolled on and on like the credits at the … Continue reading

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