A Few Lines in a Journal

The times, they are stressful.   Last week, my husband was out of town. Not a big deal, except that Kristen had constant pain from her dental visit. This worried me because she held her jaw, acted extremely grumpy (code for she screamed and yelled), and told me she felt fine (code for it really …

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Finding Common Ground in the Dentist Office

When they came into the waiting room, I summed up our differences quicker than our likenesses. She was tall and willowy, a single mom, brunette, all business. Her son's special need diagnosis was known to be "happy" and "sociable," and sure enough, he sat in the chair right next to me, listening to his iPod …

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How accessible is God?

I read something the other day and I couldn't get it out of my mind. Not because it was cute or witty. But because it was a contrast to the truth. It went like this:  "The thing that the king asks is difficult, and no one can show it to the king except the gods, …

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