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Eden's Mirror

Looking into the mirror of God's story

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Shattered Expectations

It’s a Covid Christmas for us. After an accidental Covid exposure, we are home quarantined, streaming our church’s Christmas Eve service from our computer, and it feels all too familiar to Christmas of 2020. And I’ll be honest, I had to work hard to hold back the tears, streaming that service. I wanted to be […]

Advent Ponderings

My daughter loves to celebrate. If there’s an occasion, she’s ready to create all sorts of festivities surrounding it. No surprise, Christmas kind of takes the cake for her. Every day, she’s either inquiring about our festive plans or creating her own. We nickname her the Count because she always knows how many days exactly […]

Canyons

Torrential waters formed the Grand Canyon, they say. Fierce, mighty waters. I watch your soul tormented by Canyon-forming waters too — the waters of sorrow that wet your eyes day after day. Waters form the canyons, they say. Your waters are doing that too. A Canyon is not empty, it is open. Deep, wide, vast. […]

To Trust in Love

Little child, my precious girl, your heart is sad because your friends whom you love have to return to their overseas home. You don’t understand. You just want to be with them all the time! Little child, my precious girl, I know. You love them. Love hurts, doesn’t it? It rips out your heart, when […]

Death is Always Sorrowful

It used to be I only felt grief over the death of someone close to me, someone I had personal relationship with. But something in me has changed. I have come to recognize that death is sorrowful, no matter how near or far it is from you. So for you, an old friend, whose heart […]

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