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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Simple, Not Easy

Beth Bingaman

…for You have been my help, and in the shadow of your wings I will sing for joy. ~Psalm 63:7 Simple isn’t always easy. It seems we are constantly urged to “simplify” or minimize for our own good and the good of whomever we live with. It is easy to see this with the material things…

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On Being Sorry

As young parents, my husband and I were not particularly intentional about raising our children. I’d like to think it was because we were pretty young, but it was more likely due to our preoccupation with surviving. Subconsciously, we both wanted our children to be respectful, polite, and empathetic. While I’m happy to say these…

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The Simple Things

One of my favorite things are the little things in life. I know that sounds super strange, but it’s true! I love warm spring days after weeks of freezing cold weather. I love it when my favorite song comes on the radio after I’ve had a rough day. I love being able to talk to…

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