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Gentle Shepherd come and lead us,For we need you to help us find our way.Gentle Shepherd come and feed us,For we need your strength from day to day.There’s no other we can turn to,Who can help us face another day.Gentle Shepherd come and lead us,For we need you to help us find our way. Gaither…

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How I met Margaret …

Last year, I hunted for a writer’s conference to attend. Something that would speak to me in a brand new way. Something that would allow me to dig in and dig deep for nuggets of truth. Something that might  kick me in the seat of the pants and compel me to stop staring at blank…

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Epiphany

Tonight Keck and I celebrated Epiphany. It’s our tradition to have breakfast for dinner and think about the past 12 Days of Christmas. The story of John the Baptist’s parents has intrigued me this year. I’ve read it and read it. Over and over – again this holiday season. Perhaps it is the wonder of the…

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Show up and see what happens

My husband and I watch the 1990s television show Sports Night over and over again. In one of the shows the lead characters Dan Rydell and Casey McCall are at an impasse, Dan thinks that Casey needs a plan of action. Casey says he has a plan — it’s Napoleon’s Battle Plan. “First we show up, then…

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