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Stillness

Stillness ~ Overrated?

Stillness is defined as the absence of movement or sound. I couldn’t wrap my head around the word. I searched in the Bible. I pondered it. I just didn’t feel like God was pressing anything on my heart about “stillness”. Matter of fact, just the opposite. I kept thinking of all the times God had…

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Looking for Stillness (in Vegas!)

He makes me lie down in green pastures. He leads me beside still waters. ~Psalm 23:2 A few years ago my husband and I went to Las Vegas for a conference.  The conference on economics was very good but it was hosted at a casino. Economics is a hobby for my husband (a whole other…

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Less Is More

You know those people who always need to be doing something, who hate to sit down and relax because there’s always something that needs to be done and it’s pointless to relax before everything is finished? Yeah, I’m one of those people. I drive my husband nuts on weekends because I want to cross reference…

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Tending the Sanctuary of the Soul

One summer between my first and second years of college, I was a camp counselor at a local Christian camp. Honestly, I took the job because I was desperate. I had tried getting jobs, but this was during the recession of the 70’s and short-term jobs were not easy to find. Not only was I…

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