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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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One Ticket For the Ark, Please

May is always a stormy, rainy month in Oklahoma and this year has been no exception. In fact, this month it has rained so much and so often that we have had massive, widespread flooding throughout the state. All of … Continue reading

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Remembering Blue Skies on a Cloudy Day

On a clear day, if I sit at the end of my driveway, I can see for miles. Looking to the East I can see the upper tiers of the football stadium and taller buildings of the University of Oklahoma … Continue reading

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The Ever Changing Road of Life

I don’t do well with change. I know that change is necessary. I know that it can be a good thing and that often it is very desirable. I know that it is inevitable and I know that I really … Continue reading

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A Lesson from “The African Queen”

I spent some time battling a brutal virus recently. I fought valiantly, but in the end, I was defeated. The virus won. While recuperating, I managed to muster just enough strength to work the remote control. As I surfed a … Continue reading

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The Light of the World

This week, I have been dealing with the effects of ending Daylight Savings Time. Every morning I have thought of it fondly as I woke feeling more rested, more refreshed. Every evening I have complained and moaned as I drove … Continue reading

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He is there….

Last night a terrible nightmare woke me up in the middle of the night. I must have called out, been excessively restless, or my husband just sensed my distress because he awoke immediately and asked me what was wrong. When … Continue reading

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Every Knee Shall Bow

I have inherited a lot of things from my parents. Many of them I consider to be good things such as my blue eyes, brown hair and fair skin. Others, I consider not so good, such as my poor eyesight, … Continue reading

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Trials and Traffic Signs

  Recently, as I was driving to work, I found myself suddenly mesmerized by a random highway sign. It may seem peculiar that an ordinary, everyday sign caused me such fascination, but something about this one caught my eye. What … Continue reading

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That their burdens may be light

  It has been almost two months now since my mother passed away. During this time, I have experienced an immense outpouring of love and support from family, friends and acquaintances. Many, have also offered their suggestions and advice for … Continue reading

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