POST PUBLISHED INApril, 2012
April 27th, 201209:37 AM ETFifty-four year old advice I wish I could have given to my know-it-all sixteen-year-old self…. Dear Karen, Take a deep breath and lighten up. Those school grades that give you ulcers aren’t really going to matter.... in a couple years you’ll be going to a college that doesn’t use grades. And after college...no one will ask. There are other...
April 17th, 201211:17 AM ETI have a recurring dream that strikes me when I’m vulnerable to the nostalgic blues. In the fogginess of my sleep, I go back and undo one of the biggest decisions my husband and I ever made. I’m back in the home we left behind. Even though I feel a sense of disbelief that I’m there, I’m elated that it’s ours again and relieved that we had...
April 12th, 201210:46 AM ETReligion can be a tricky topic. Probably even more tricky than politics. Sometimes people's zealous Bible believing exuberance can be an absolute aversion to those they want to reach. Well intentioned words seem judgmental. I should know. My finger is experienced at pointing. My words have had the same bulls-eye effect. Facebook has become one mor...
April 10th, 201212:34 PM ETI’d taken the bus across town transferred to another and then arrived an hour ahead of my appointment. The lines were always long and being late only made it worse. I knew the routine, even though I hated it. I pushed open the double doors and scanned the sea of faces now staring at me. We seemed to check one another out, seeing if we really des...
April 04th, 201204:05 PM ETI was walking down a road and didn’t see a deep hole up ahead. I fell in and it took me awhile to see how to get out. The next time I was on that same road, I remembered the huge pit. It hadn’t been fixed, and even though I knew it was there, I fell in again. You’d think when I found myself on that same road I’d remember that stupid caver...
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Each Friday I post in my blog, "Friday Tidings...thoughts for the journey". As we travel in this new century, I sense we will need one another more than in the past. In fact, I know we will. Please join me.