Category Archives: Jamie’s Personal Reflections

Desert Time

Anyone else know what it’s like to spend time in the desert? I’m not talking about a Sahara type desert, but, the kind of desert where you feel alone and challenged in long held thoughts and beliefs.  Those who have … Continue reading

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Father’s Day is Almost Here!

Yeah…Yippee…Hurrah, Father’s Day is almost here. What to do? What to do? For a good many folks, the day serves as an opportunity to heap praise and admiration on their first love or hero. For some of us, it is … Continue reading

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NOT IN MY NAME!

“Every child is innocent. Save them from the fear!” It does not matter how they came to our shores. It does not matter the manmade line they crossed that moved them into another country. It does not matter that small … Continue reading

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Dead Mothers’ Month

My former pastor and I have many things in common. In addition to being my boss at the church, we learned both of us had Hoosier roots and we shared many of the same political beliefs. That should have been … Continue reading

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I Get It!

It’s here again; your birthday. I have absolutely no clue where the time has gone since you were physically present in our lives. Six years seems like an eternity since I heard your voice. Can you believe I actually miss … Continue reading

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Knocked Down, But Not Out

Surprise, epiphany, revelation…a real eye-opener to say the least. That’s what I experienced last week. You think you are tucked in “your” place sheltered from storms; among folks you consider family and you find out your perceptions are all wrong. … Continue reading

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Don’t Know About You and Mother’s Day…

What happens when Mother’s Day rolls around and you realize you’re “not enough.” Given the parents you had, you vowed that when you became a parent you would do things differently. And, you did do things differently. You didn’t work … Continue reading

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Dream Box

Got a wonderful gift from the Jarrett family when they returned from their Colorado Spring Break. Ashley shares that Mordecai picked it out and I’m in love. It’s a “dream box.” I know you’re asking, what is a “dream box” … Continue reading

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What Gift?

March 14th – Five years…Five short/long years. Where exactly has the time gone? Where’s the Hallmark card for such an occasion? It’s customary to give gifts for a fifth birthday. Usually, it’s a fun board game or a perhaps that new … Continue reading

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Still My Page

I’m always somewhat taken aback when I see a post from individuals upset at what people post on THEIR Facebook pages. Now, I truly understand the desire to see life as children, kittens, food, and family vacation photos, but that’s … Continue reading

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