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Great Expectations

Dear Annie: I am the youngest sister of 10 siblings. Over the years, five siblings have died. You’d think we would try to be closer after such awful losses.

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Lack of humanity

An illusion to others—
Not even an object—
Treated as a mirage.
I watch perplexed
By the lack of humanity
Around me.

An illusion to me— 17 more words


Dy's Deep Thoughts: Minivan Stick Family Bumper Stickers

Happy 2016!

Welcome to Dy’s Deep Thoughts

Every month I plan on writing about my deep thoughts in the tradition of Saturday Night Live’s Deep Thoughts… 624 more words

Bipolar Disorder

Longing, belonging

I was sitting on the deck at my parents’ house in late September or early October, crying, and the only thing that seemed to help was reading John O’Donohue like a prayer. 918 more words


Right Now

We live in a Right Now generation. We want everything now, not later, not shortly, not soon, right now! And, for the most part, we move heaven and earth to try and get it. 211 more words


Effective Assessment

Mark 10:35-45

I’ve been studying a lot lately about congregational development. Congregational development is the term that’s in vogue today; twenty-five years ago it was… 1,496 more words


The Gospel According to ME

pick it up
pack it up
clean it up
and move on

do it right
don’t waste time
finish up
and move on

set high goals… 124 more words