Uplifting Words: To tradespeople and essential workers
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Uplifting Words: To tradespeople and essential workers

TO TRADESPEOPLE You are the backbone of our economy. To our electricians, painters, carpenters, plumbers, pipefitters, welders, heavy equipment operators and technicians, automotive service technicians, motorcycle mechanics, tool & die makers, millwrights, metal fabricators, landscape horticulturalists, cooks, hairstylists; to any CC readers engaged in the skilled trades as a means to earn a living. Fortunately,…

Uplifting Words: To all of us
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Uplifting Words: To all of us

Whatever is happening in your life right now, my prayer for you is for breath, perspective and joy: that you can take in great lungfuls of fresh air as needed, sparking some amazement for how that fuels us and also eases tense minds; That you might slip outside the edges of all the rules into…

Uplifting Words: To seniors
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Uplifting Words: To seniors

Every day you come to my office (we stopped making home visits last April) to tell me your stories. You want someone to listen to your hopeful stories. Each one demonstrates that God is looking after us. Yesterday, today, forever! Our God is for us! After burying a parent or a spouse, you tell me…

February blessing
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February blessing

Now it’s February. We can’t forget it’s the month to celebrate Black History (I highly recommend I. Wilkeson’s book The Warmth of Other Suns), and there are some who like to acknowledge St. Valentine on February 14. Yet, I must admit, I’m finding it hard to write about non-COVID-19 things. After almost one year, this…