Spilled Milk

“Don’t cry over spilled milk.” The old adage that means we shouldn’t worry or get upset over something unimportant. It’s not the end of the world, because we can clean it up or fix it. Spilled milk on the stove – just a drop! – […]

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Messes, Failure and Other Gods

I worship the One True God. Idolatry is abhorrent to me. But what if I have other gods and I don’t even realize it? What am I putting before Him? Idol’s aren’t just wood and stone. February 18. I’m sitting at the dining table reading […]

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Joy and a Vacuum

Does anyone really like to vacuum? I’m told people do. I can’t understand it personally. It’s not completely loathsome but it certainly doesn’t bring me joy. I can’t say I look forward to vacuuming day. (Which, truthfully, is whenever the dust bunnies start to breed […]

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Specks and Planks

One summer recently I learned a very valuable lesson – on judgement. While visiting family, a friend’s son almost slipped and fell. Nothing very serious, but the parent in all of us there “jumped” to help. “Be careful, honey!” “Watch out!” “Oh no!” You know, […]

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Icicles and Attitude

(Note: Some links in this post are affiliate links, and I will be compensated when you make a purchase by clicking through them. Read my disclosure policy here.) “March” in Michigan means “unexpected”. One week shone 60° and sunny. The weekend poured wet and windy, thunder shaking […]

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Casting out Fear

I recently read an article called “New Rules for Announcing a Pregnancy“. Now, I am not pregnant and don’t plan to be again. The article caught my eye anyway. You’ve probably heard the rules: “Don’t tell anyone for three months,” “wait until after the risky […]

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