Tag Archives: faith

A Star Is Born

George and I have a routine we follow every time we drive up to Connecticut or Boston.  We stop at the Dunkin’ Donuts near our house and fill our thermoses with coffee before we drive across the Chesapeake Bay Bridge … Continue reading

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“You Can’t Spray Jesus with Roundup.”

Not long ago, I read an article in the paper about a kudzu vine that had transformed a utility pole into a vision of Jesus on the cross. The absurdity of seeing Christ in kudzu had me laughing.  I never could … Continue reading

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Balance of Power

This past weekend my husband and I drove from our home in Virginia Beach to Connecticut for our niece’s wedding.  K. is my husband’s sister’s daughter, but he will agree she is no less my niece than his.  This was … Continue reading

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Putting Your Money Where Your Mouth Is

“God loves you.  Jesus is our only hope,” a tall, angular woman said to me as I was walking on First Landing Beach the other day.  She had a sweet smile on her face, but her eyes seemed vacant, making … Continue reading

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Lesson from a Clamshell

When my sister, Karen, heard I was going to Nags Head on the Outer Banks, she said, “Bring me some seashells!”  Karen loved seashells, and I was looking forward to gathering a ton of them for her.  Unfortunately, none were … Continue reading

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