Category Archives: Reflection

Looking Back—A Different Way

In this post, I want to veer just a bit from my usual more serious approach and show you a little “lighter” way in which I measure my year: places where I have run (or walked or hiked or biked). Continue reading

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Reviewing Your Month

Why would I want to do a monthly review? I don’t know. Maybe just to be sure that there are meaningful things going on in my life all the time. Maybe to remember things of importance that slip the fragile memory. Maybe to give more weight to things that are really the most important but have a tendency to take a back seat to the more “glamorous” or more emotional memories. Continue reading

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Documenting Your Life Journey

I have had a rich, rich life—but, sadly, there is a huge gap in the written version. This is one of my greatest regrets. The journey–all of it–should be documented to some extent. Continue reading

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A Look Back

I am chomping at the bits to write about New Year’s goals and new 30-day challenges, but I want to first finish this year with a quick look back at 2012. Continue reading

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On Growing Older

In the context of growing older, the phrase, “beauty of movement” speaks to me of smooth transition. No herky jerky movements. It’s simple enough to understand what this looks like in a dance, but how would this be played out when moving from one stage of life to another? Continue reading

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How To Foster a Positive Attitude Towards Others

How can we promote warm, fuzzy emotions towards our loved ones on a regular basis? What are some means of keeping our “nearest and dearest” in the best light (especially in our own minds) most of the time? Continue reading

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What You “Seek” Is What You Get

We had a special event in which my husband was honored with tributes from around the world for his service to God, but even more so, for who he is—a man of integrity, leadership, and sacrifice. I had the privilege of concluding the meeting with my own wifely tribute. Continue reading

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