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About findingmyselfinhim

I'm a single Christian bookworm learning daily how much I don't know about ...well, everything. Instead of trying to find myself out "there", I'm trying to find myself in Him.

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Because I didn’t do anything wrong… I was in my 20s, about to finish up my college degree. I was working at an all-female pharmacy, the only one in the state at the time. We all worked together well. No … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Bookworm, Part 3

During my college years the university library was my haven. I’d find a quiet study-desk at which to work, or a 1960s era armchair in which to sit and read. I’d even go through the stacks of phone books from … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Bookworm, Part 2

As children, other kids got trinkets and toys in their Easter baskets. I got Heidi or The Secret Garden or The Little Princess. I would grab my basket, run to my room, and read my book whilst nibbling on a … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Bookworm, Part 1

I have always loved books, loved reading, loved being read to. I can’t remember a time of my life when there weren’t books there, nearby, calling me to them. When I was born my grandfather gave me a book. In … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Mall Walker- Part 2

When your iTunes playlist seems to sync with your life… I arrive at the mall not long after sunrise. The mall has just opened. Lap 1: The mall is eerily empty. Much of my first lap around the mall is … Continue reading

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Memoirs of a Mall Walker- Part 1

I didn’t set out to become a mall walker. It was the furthest thing on my mind. I wanted to be outside. I wanted to see trees and sky as I walked, so initially I walked a golf course. In … Continue reading

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Choose Beauty

Months ago I caught my thumb. At first it looked like only a scratch diagonally across the nail; but then the scratch turned aqua-blue, and then a purplish-black spread out from it. For a few days it was excruciating as … Continue reading

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Be Kind

I was watching a documentary on the Sixties recently. One of the big slogans of that era was “Be Kind.” When I was in high school I was convinced I should have been born in that era. Friends thought that … Continue reading

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Suicide Awareness

September is suicide prevention awareness month. It’s not the easiest thing to be aware of…but we have to change that. We really do. I’ve known two people that have killed themselves. One was the 19 year old son of a … Continue reading

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Moving Forward

Today, I drove past the house where I grew up. I do that every now and then. Maybe I should stop. It always leaves me melancholy. The house has changed hands multiple times since my family left it; but here … Continue reading

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