Blog/Devotionals

As Good As It Gets

“Would you like another slice of ham?” I pushed the plastic bag of lunchmeat toward my husband David. "No, thanks, but pass the pickles.” I slid the food storage container closer to him and popped the seal. The tangy fragrance of homemade refrigerator pickles greeted my nose, displacing the pungent scent of mixed evergreens and deciduous trees surrounding our table.…
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Fall’s Gift

Autumn is here. Leaves are spinning and dancing their way to the earth in droves. Piles accumulate roadside, their brilliant colors daring snowdrifts to replace them. I stare out the window, a thrill rippling along my spine. I can’t justify the excitement I feel, as I watch nature lower her curtain. I don’t understand why the chill air heightens an…
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Lessons Learned from my Massage Therapist

Lessons Learned from my Massage Therapist

Driving into the historic center of town, I pull up to the curb. Stepping from my car, I pass metal hitching rings on the sidewalk, provided for tying horses long ago. The tall 1900s brick building, several stories tall, reminds me of a benevolent great-uncle, wizened, commanding respect. Intimidating. Turning the ornate doorknob, I go in. That’s where old and…
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