Tag Archives: depression

Carrying the label

Our church kitchen was remodeled last summer, including new base cabinets.  Naturally, we had a catch all drawer, also known as a junk drawer.  We no longer have a junk drawer.  But in one of the upper cabinets we have … Continue reading

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You are Loved by Your Creator

On Friday our roads got sprayed.  Locals know that means snow and/or ice is on the way.  I have heard the road spray contains beet juice.  I have not researched that.  However, the weekend came and went and there was … Continue reading

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The big difference above and below the clouds

Last week I flew back from Florida.  As we flew, I took this picture of the clouds.  The contrast against the blue sky is beautiful. However, this beauty is only visible when you are above them.  When you are below … Continue reading

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What’s your mood?

The UMC has a fitness tracking program for pastors and their spouses.  Diane and I have a pedometer and an online program that we load our steps and activities to.  Not only does it keep track of our steps and … Continue reading

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The Gift of Peace of Mind

As I began deleting all my unsolicited emails this morning, one caught my attention.  It was titled, “The gift of peace of mind”.  I had to see what they thought they could sell me that would give me “peace of … Continue reading

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Another season is always around the corner

Yesterday I blogged about appreciating every day.  Last night when I was up at 4 a.m. I looked out the front window, as I always do when I am up in the middle of the night.  There was an opossum … Continue reading

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Putting my phone in bacon grease

I am reminded that we often think we know how things are going to turn out, and we are often wrong. Continue reading

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