Make Friends With Your Anxiety

Make Friends With Your Anxiety

I found myself jumping to a worst-case scenario again this week and chased a runaway thought down that proverbial rabbit hole. I was concentrating on the feelings evoked by my errant conclusions framing my crazy “what-ifs.” Feelings come and go, yet when we’re tied up by them in the middle of an anxious roller coaster ride, they suck us up, distorting reality.

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Sanguine

Sanguine

On the news today, I heard a word that made me laugh out loud. . . “sanguine.” I love collecting words and sentences, so this one popped right out at me. The word morphed into a blog idea. So, with a big grin on my face, I grabbed one of my trusty spirals to quickly write down my thoughts before my brain cell spasms quit spazzing!

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Pimiento Cheese

Pimiento Cheese

School is back in session and you’re probably scrambling to make healthy, tasty lunches for your family. Each year we say, “this is the year I’m packing fabulous lunches!”

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Quilting a Prayer

Quilting a Prayer

I’m into sewing and quilting on these blistering hot summer afternoons. It’s an escape into a cool air conditioned cave where I put my head down and get lost in fitting together color, shape, and a story.

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Straddling Two Worlds

Straddling Two Worlds

Do you remember that picture in the old storybook about Paul Bunyan, the legendary logger who was so tall he could straddle a valley with a booted foot firmly planted on opposite mountain tops?

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Bible Translation

All Bible passages are from New English Translation