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Understanding has its own pace.

It can be nurtured and cultivated, 

But it cannot be hurried or forced.

Understanding develops according to its own seasons,

And once it blooms the result is beautiful.

Christy Heacock (Photo by Jessica Fadel on Unsplash)

Who Are You Allergic To?

“If you take sulfa again, you will die.” That was the prognosis after the sulfa prescribed for my infection caused me to become ill and break out in hives that stretched from my head to the bottom of my feet.  It was my introduction into the dangers of allergies. Allergies occur when our immune system…

Do You Believe in a God You Can Trust?

“In God We Trust” first appeared on US coins in 1864, a time when our nation was devastated by the Civil War and desperately in need of spiritual sustenance.  On July 11, 1955, President Eisenhower signed a bill requiring that the motto appear on US coins and currency. In 2019, a bill was signed requiring…

Forgiveness Transforms Victims Into Heroes

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all the darkness. ~ Bishop Desmond Tutu What makes someone a hero? According to my online dictionary, it’s being admired for courage, noble qualities, and outstanding achievement. Someone who forgives a major offense or injustice fits that definition. Forgiveness requires the courage to confront…

Unity Requires Strength Training

I recently visited the nation of Tanzania with my husband and a group of Rotarians who wanted both to experience the adventure of an African Photographic Safari and to support the School of St. Jude, which provides a free education to some of Tanzania’s poorest and brightest children. Travel is special to me because it’s…


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