Monthly Archives: October 2014

Date To Ask

The responses were varied. A few said none, but more said three or more. I am reading eight. True, a few of them I am reading through the lens “I wonder if this might help _____ understand _______”, but many

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Do a Hopeful Thing

A recent post on Facebook from a high school friend decried all the bad news happening around the world. She wondered what folks were doing in the face of so much seemingly hopeless tragedies such as ISIS, Ebola, the death

Posted in Anne

Prayer for a Rainy Day

Holy One, On this grey day I celebrate the nurture of the rain. I grow tired of dampness and mud puddles. I am chilled to the bone. I am weary of wet shoes. I am tired of plastic slickers. My

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Aging Well

This fall break I will be visiting my 85-year-old mother in Wyoming as she continues to recover from a broken leg. Her injury was sustained as she rode her beloved moped around the neighborhood. Last Friday night I had the

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month and when I think about the lives on this campus that have been touched by breast cancer, the numbers are hard to bear. One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer; even

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