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Facing In

I hope you all had a good Christmas. I’m going to give you a brief glimpse into ours, staying at an AirBnb by Lake Michigan with my sisters and Dad and Jeanie. But first let me tell you about the list of 100 Dreams, because you should really complete one yourself this weekend. As I […]

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No Room in the Parking Garage

No Room in the Parking Garage

There’s a moment in the presentation of Handel’s Messiah when director Stephen Alltop grasps the back of the podium and the music stops.  The 120 voice Apollo Chorus stands motionless, mouths closed. The violinists halt their strings, silent fingers cradling their instruments. The man at the harpsichord sits poised behind the keys. The four fashionable soloists sitting […]

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Contest Winners, and a Brief Thought

Contest Winners, and a Brief Thought

Thinking about the Syrian refugees this morning… Did you ever stop to consider that Joseph, Mary, and Jesus were refugees to Egypt? And a lot of other families in Bethlehem would have been, had they been given a chance to escape. Let’s remember those who are suffering. I decided to pick two winners with a […]

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Last Minute Drawing: Faces

Update: drawing has ended. Congrats to Janel Hartman in Facebook comments and Carolyn Yoder in blog comments. Send me an email at Katrina@500-words.com or private message with your address ASAP so I can get them in the mail! I just realized that it is almost Christmas, and I’ve given nothing away, and possibly if I do […]

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