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Posts by Diane Karchner

Depth Upon Depth of Pride

Diane Karchner

If any of you lacks wisdom, ask God and he will give it generously, without finding fault. ~James 1:5 (NIV) There is not a day that goes by that I have not had to – or failed to – take captive a pride-filled thought or opinion. Pride is just so insidious for me! If I was…

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The Mirror Never Lies

Diane Karchner

I had some friends but they’re gone, Somethin’ came and took them away. I don’t care if I’m hungry or poor, I’m gonna get me some of them. ~Friends (Singer: Bette Midler; Songwriters: M.Klingman, B.Linhart)   I have found myself in that place – I had some friends, but they’re gone, somethin’ came and took…

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Hoarding the Simple

Diane Karchner

I shall be telling this with a sigh Somewhere ages and ages hence: Two roads diverged in a wood, and I— I took the one less traveled by, And that has made all the difference. ~The Road Not Taken, by Robert Frost I have never been a hoarder, at least the kind TV shows are…

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The Chaos of my Garden Faith

I garden. For fun. For eye-appeal when I sit on my deck sipping a tea. For show-offing to the neighbor slackers. For relaxation. When I was still heavy into the corporate work life, I called it my stress relief, my sanity enhancer. And it was. Many a tangled root that took on an imagined face…

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