Beloved [1Word5Voices]

“Dearly beloved, we are gathered here today, to get through this thing called…life.” So begins one of my favorite Prince songs, Let’s Go Crazy. But just getting through life is such an uninspired goal. Life isn’t to be endured, it is to be celebrated! I’m particularly aware of celebrating life with my beloved as today my […]

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Appreciating Online Community

There’s something pretty cool about celebrating a birthday in today’s cyber-world. High school classmates, distant relatives, church friends, co-workers.  The flood of well wishes leaves one feeling noticed, valued, important. At least those are some of the things I’ve experienced this trip around the sun as observed via social media. Now when I was a young child, birthdays were grand events, […]

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