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August 7, 2020

Within each of us is a God-given gene which pushes us to live generously toward others. This character trait comes into play in planned and unplanned situations every day. We see a stranger who has their arms full with packages, so we do the right thing, holding open the door for them.

Maybe you’ve r...

July 30, 2020

When we were kids in my house everyone was busy with jobs, chores, and school. But one thing which seemed consistent, we all ate the supper (dinner) meal around the kitchen table together whenever possible. Mom would give the signal everything was on the table. 

Everyone in our household knew the rul...

July 23, 2020

Staying healthy during COVID19 can be a tricky proposition for most of us. Finding the safest protocol for the nation is also challenging. We can probably agree, one-size doesn’t fit all with this virus. We have learned it affects people differently; depending upon location, age group, and pre-covid...

July 16, 2020

I remember only a handful of my childhood friends. How about you? If you lived in the same general neighborhood for a long time you probably had close friends all through public school. I can remember the schools I attended, but I was always the new kid at every school. Because of jobs and different...

July 9, 2020

Our world is more than ever, divisive, polarized, and angry in things related to politics and COVID19 recovery.  Where might we agree? Churches are busy finding ways to create better conversations by working together. As Journey always says, “We are better together.” Later today Journey Community Ch...

July 2, 2020

Wow, can you believe the calendar has flipped to July? Summer is here and the thermometer is rising. The weather is forecasting 90’s for most of this week. July has always been a busy time in our family. We’ve often enjoyed vacations, conventions and travel to see family and friends. What about your...

June 25, 2020

With so much information available these days about everything, it can be hard to interpret what is most relevant and essential. Not wanting to sound negative, at all, I am grateful for long range weather forecast which allow us to plan future outdoor activities. If you are planning an outdoor weddi...

June 18, 2020

Just now, as I was pulling into the parking space at the shopping center, an older model car temporarily cut me off. The driver didn’t look my direction and never saw me there. It was clearly unintentional. They appeared to be focused on the car coming from the opposite direction.

As the older car cl...

June 11, 2020

Ok, we may as well get this out there. I thought I would just begin to share a list of some of the things which really irritate me, especially right now. So here goes; don’t judge me. 

1- MASKS are a nuisance. I went to my annual eye exam wearing a mask. Glad I am done until next year. I now apprecia...

June 4, 2020

With so much emotional fatigue from constant stories of COVID19 and civil unrest, I was ready for a little break.  This morning, after breakfast, I received a text notice from a Journey friend. Today they officially retire after a long career of company service. My text message had a photo of my fri...

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