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divorce

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    wednesday wisdom. rule of living # 10.

    Live a good, honorable life. Then when you get older & think back, you’ll be able to enjoy it a second time. what’s the meaning of life? what’s the purpose of life? how should we live?…

    17 Apr 2014
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    someone special in sweden.

    our boat docked at the harbor, we disembarked, and were greeted by new, smiling, swedish faces and a cold, chilly swedish summer rain. everything happened more quickly than i could process it. we crammed…

    8 Nov 2012
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    get out of the boat.

    summer 2007 denmark: the plane touched down. five excited, never-been-to-europe-before university students, a fellow minister, and i found our way through customs, got our passports stamped, saw a smiling & familiar (to me) face…

    2 Nov 2012
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    fly away, little bird. fly away.

    may 2007 i knew change was coming. i knew that getting on a plane and heading to scandinavia would, once again, change my life. of course, i had no idea how much everything would…

    30 Oct 2012
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    inger & her apples.

    every fall i think of her. inger. and her apples. and the mornings i shared with her in the fall of 2008. every morning lina & i woke up when the alarm rang at…

    9 Oct 2012
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    the hardest words.

    here is the next part of my memoir, “from death to peace”… Luggage in my hands, butterflies in my stomach, and my heart racing, I slowly walked up the stairs onto our tiny front…

    30 Jul 2012
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    my journey to peace.

    about a week ago, i had a request from a fellow blogger, the mezz, to begin a series on my journey to peace. as i said before, i was humbled & overwhelmed. and somehow…

    12 Jun 2012
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    here & now

    everybody keeps saying those words to my love & me. focus on today. try to just be here. now. the problem is, i keep thinking about the past (fretting & dreaming) & wondering (worrying…

    18 May 2012
  • north carolina

    my beloved nc mountains: canton

    there is this little town on the east side of the great smoky mountains/pisgah national forest. it’s a mill town. a paper mill, that is. i never knew much about it, or actually cared…

    2 Feb 2012