Monthly Archives: March 2014

Noah Found Grace

Earlier today, I heard a good bit of thunder, looked out my window and saw it was raining. But by midday, the rain had stopped and eventually the sun shone brightly. As someone familiar with rain, I knew it would eventually … Continue reading

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Where Kudzu Grows

Today in Savannah, Georgia, a parade and street fair were celebrated to honor the memory of writer Flannery O’Connor. If you’ve read much of this blog, you’ll be familiar with posts I’ve written about her. I’m often reminded of O’Connor … Continue reading

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The More We Learn …

The posts at Serious Thoughts Taken Not So Seriously blog offer a refreshingly honest look at the world. A wife, mom and all-around versatile writer living in New York, Kate Bortell’s posts frequently pique my interest because she provides an engaging and playful take on sometimes … Continue reading

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God Puts The Lonely In Families

After yesterday’s post, I decided I needed to expand today on the details I mentioned about my younger sister. (So if you haven’t read that post about my older/younger sister, you might go back and read that first.) When my … Continue reading

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Safe In His Arms

Less than two weeks from today, my family and I will quietly acknowledge the short life of my younger sister, Nadja Kaye Stricker. She was born on April 8, 1954 and died on July 30, 1955 of intussusception, a medical … Continue reading

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Listening Classically

In multiple other posts on this blog, I’ve written about music. From the time I was old enough to verbalize, I sang. All through my early years, I soloed often and joined with various music groups to express myself vocally. … Continue reading

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Evil … Quiet and Tidy

It’s called Waste-to-Energy and sounds like a practical but innocuous program where waste products are incinerated to generate energy. But the program has come under new scrutiny with the recent revelation that hospitals in the UK acknowledged at least 15,500 … Continue reading

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