The Victory Shout

He is risen! Rev and I were discussing our weekend over brunch yesterday afternoon. I must admit that I consider myself very blessed to share my life with a man who loves to talk about faith, too. One of the things we talked about was the differing ways we heard Jesus words, “It is finished,”…

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The Lesson I Learned in South America that I Never Want to Forget

I’ve been carrying a lesson around with me since returning from South America. It’s a lesson that I hope to use often to take captive my streaming thoughts of self-deprecation. Those thoughts that continuously tell me that I’m not pretty enough, thin enough, and I’m can no longer be considered “young.” The thoughts that end…

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A “Gram” Looks at Health Care for Women and Children in Bolivia

I am thankful to say that both boys are happy and very healthy today. In December, I was thrilled to be with my daughter in the delivery room when my grandson was born. Those memories initiated my thoughts about the experience of pregnancy and deliveries in the United States vs. neonatal care and birthing in…