Peace Garden Mama II

A garden blend of family, faith and following the muse

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   Jul 24

God’s sweet consolation

God really is a very good and loving God. I was reminded of that recently during a visit to Stillwater with some friends. Sweet consolation indeed. I hope your visit to Peace Garden Passage today will bring a little of this loveliness to you…

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   Jul 22

Fickle about Facebook

I’m curious your thoughts about social media at this point in time, and Facebook in particular. Where are you at with it all? Here are my thoughts today on Peace Garden Passage…

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   Jul 17

The threat of the little pink blankie

What threat does a little pink blankie bring our world? I share my thoughts today on Peace Garden Passage. I’d love for you to weigh in…

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   Jul 15

The unforeseen blessing: Carmel again

The flowers are definitely one of the things that pull me there. But there’s more to it than just that. I’m sharing a little more today on Peace Garden Passage about how I’ve come to be connected to the Carmelite monastery here in Eastern North Dakota, and why I love it so much.

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   Jul 10

Baby’s leaving on a jet plane

My littlest birdie is flying away for a while… A piece of me goes with him on this adventure. I ponder his leaving on Peace Garden Passage today!

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   Jul 08

The writer as a prophet

What does it mean to be a prophet, and can a prophet find honor among one’s own? I take a peek at this topic today on Peace Garden Passage…with the help of some friends and a heroine. Come see!

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   Jul 03

God’s piggy-back ride

What, you think it’s way too far up to jump aboard? Not to worry. God will stoop down to retrieve you when it’s time. More today on Peace Garden Passage…

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   Jul 01

When to speak, when to go silent

It’s something to think about… I pontificate on whether to keep up the chatter or hush up today on Peace Garden Passage. C’mon over!

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   Jun 26

Grandma’s 101st, my conflicted heart

Yes, she’s been around that long. There was reason to celebrate. And yet, something wasn’t quite right. Something was missing. I share more about my conflicted heart surrounding Grandma at Peace Garden Passage today…

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   Jun 24

Coming right up: Philly, the pope and me

I’d pretty much given up hope on the possibility of this adventure, but late last week, the call came, letting me know that all would come through after all, and I would have a chance to attend the World Meeting of Families — the annual event that, this year in Philly, would include a visit […]

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