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Going Through, Not Around

Sometimes it’s tempting to hurry around events that we’d rather not have to face.  We can’t avoid them so we want to jump over them and move on.  What would happen if instead, we went through the event, experiencing it and feeling through it, and then went forward? This week I had a hysterectomy.  Although it…

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Happy Thanksgiving

Thursday is Thanksgiving Day in the United States.  Friends and family will gather to eat and celebrate together.  It is a day to be grateful for our lives and those in it.  Eva and I are very aware of and grateful for our abundance.  You are part of that abundance, and we give thanks for…

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Gifts from Grandma

My maternal grandmother has lived all of her life in Southwest Iowa on farms and in small towns.  I am her oldest grandchild.  In this picture I was a couple of weeks old.  Grandma was 41. I have been thinking about all of the things that I have learned through Grandma.  She taught me that a…

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