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What are You Magnifying?

What are You Magnifying?

Last summer, I arrived at my annual dermatology check-up armed with important information. I’d been enjoying a Wrightsville Beach family staycation at…

The Gift of Gathering Friends

The Gift of Gathering Friends

I’m convinced God designed me to gather people. To serve them, encourage them and watch magic happen when strangers become friends. I…

God’s Love in View of Suffering

God’s Love in View of Suffering

My daughter’s former student was shot and killed this Thanksgiving—a random act of violence. A volunteer basketball coach who was loved by…

A Love Letter

A Love Letter

Dear Tom, It’s hard to remember my life before you. Somehow, you were always here; always meant to be. I love you falls…

Lucky in Love

Lucky in Love

In November 1985, as our loved ones gathered around, Tom and I walked the aisle, prayed, linked arms and promised to stick…

A Call to Thankfulness

A Call to Thankfulness

Imagine yourself a pilgrim in 1621. You and your entourage have mistakenly landed in the wilds of Massachusetts (rather than Virginia) during…

Does God Still Speak Today?

Does God Still Speak Today?

A lovely woman topped with pure white hair approached me on the walking path. She wore a bright gold top that matched…

Walking in Stride With God

Walking in Stride With God

Walking in stride with God is something I’ve worked on for years. I have a natural tendency to make decisions based on…