Category Archives: Relationships

A Lesson from the Redwoods

This summer we went Sequoia National Park in California. It was amazing to see these giant redwoods which are so old and so enormous that it is hard to even imagine! These trees are over 2000 years old. Redwoods have … Continue reading

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Where Two Or Three Are Gathered

  Who are your peeps? The people who you can count on. Those who walk with you through joys and sorrows. Those who have your back when everyone else seems to be against you. We are taught to be independent … Continue reading

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Holy Time

The Confirmation banquet is one of the holiest nights of the year. We celebrate the gifts and passions of the 8th graders who will affirm their faith. Last night we were inspired by the insights and depth of faith of … Continue reading

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In a Relationship

Every so often a message will show up in my Facebook page that someone is “In a Relationship”. To the young people involved, it means they care enough about each other to make it “Facebook official” and tell the world. … Continue reading

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Sent Out with God’s Blessing

Every parent knows the bittersweet of letting go.  The delight in a child’s first steps gives way to parental tears as the child happily goes off to kindergarten school without them. The joy of a loved one learning to ride … Continue reading

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Knowing the Way

When was the last time you used a map? With my cell phone, all I do is say aloud the place I want to go and—ta da—the route appears. I used this wonderful technology last week on a visit to … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day! Have you eaten any candy hearts? Or helped a child write 30+ Valentines? Or ordered flowers or chocolates for a sweetheart? We usually associate Valentine’s Day with sugary, sentimental romance.  Yet anyone who is a parent or … Continue reading

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