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Three Piece Jigsaw Puzzle

Beep! beep! beep!, the monotonous tone of the checkout scanner rings as I scan items from the conveyor belt. My thick hair scraped back into a bun, not an ounce of make up on; I smile at the customer in front of me. 1,459 more words


Justice for All

Justice For All: Earl Warren and the Nation He Made by Jim Newton

Book description from Amazon.

In Justice for All, Jim Newton, an award-winning journalist for the Los Angeles Times, brings readers the first truly comprehensive consideration of Earl Warren, the politician-turned-Chief Justice who refashioned the place of the court in American life through landmark Supreme Court cases whose names have entered the common parlance — Brown v. 248 more words


A Vocation, part 3

Isn’t it funny that we so often behave as if everything depends on ourselves? My trust in Jesus was strained and once, more I felt like giving up on my discernment. 541 more words


Wild: From Lost To Found On The Pacific Crest Trail (Book)

Last night, I finished reading Cheryl Strayed’s Wild. The reviews for this book were, of course, mixed. Some people were seriously offended by the fact that Cheryl ventured out onto this hike being so unprepared. 293 more words


The Times We Had by Marion Davies

Last fall the women in my family gathered for our annual Est Fest (Estrogen Festival).  That year we met in Cambria and thoroughly enjoyed our weekend trip.  291 more words

Hearst Castle

Your Mentality Creates Your Reality

Yes we’ve all heard it and yes most of us are starting to believe it. The whole think positive and picture positive images and you shall receive whatever it is you ask for. 509 more words

Sacred Bullet (Ron Hoffman)

***** 5 of 5 stars

I have been thinking about my theology of suffering these days. Buddha had it right: everybody suffers. Frankly, ALS isn’t that bad yet. 283 more words