Author Archives: sincerelysandra

In the Midst of the Storm

Does your life ever feel like that scene near the beginning of The Wizard of Oz? You know, the one where Dorothy sits on her bed, a helpless spectator inside the tornado, while all the pieces of her life swirl … Continue reading

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Mountains and Mustard Seeds

I have spent the majority of my life living on the plains, but I have always loved the mountains. As a young child, my family visited relatives in Colorado and I saw my first glimpse of the Rocky Mountains. I … Continue reading

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Life in the rearview mirror

  One morning recently, while leaving for work, I was struck by the beautiful reflection in my rearview mirror. The morning sunrise was shining through the trees behind me and filled the mirror with brilliant hues of orange, pink and … Continue reading

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The Christmas Chasm

This year, like many others before, I have found myself caught in what I refer to as the “Christmas chasm”. This chasm is the great divide between the ideal Christmas in my head and the Christmas that I actually have … Continue reading

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Learning to Wait

Patience has never been one of my strong suits. I’ve never been very good at waiting. Although, I have to admit that I have gotten better at it over the years. The year that I turned seven, the Hasbro company … Continue reading

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The Master Gardener

It might be my dread of the cold, dark winter soon to come or perhaps my anticipation of the glorious spring I know will follow. Whatever the reason, this week, as the crisp, chill of autumn made its entrance, I … Continue reading

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The Warmth of Angels on a Cold Winter’s Night

This week, as the last lingering days of summer were making their exit, my thoughts were led to a cold winter’s night outside of St. Louis, Missouri. That night, more than forty years ago, I witnessed an example of kindness … Continue reading

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