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Monday, August 30, 2021
Dear Friends,I feel such joy as I look forward to seeing you on August 1. A desire I have held for several years has manifested and will be revealed to you. I gave you a hint that we would have a surprise in our recent eBlast, and I hope now I have further enticed you to join us...
Monday, August 30, 2021
 Dear Friends,I love to learn! I feel invigorated and inspired when presented with material I haven’t been exposed to or when someone offers something I already know in a new or different way. It gives me an opportunity to expand my horizons and deepen the knowledge that I have...
Tuesday, June 1, 2021
Dear Friends, By now many of you know how much I love to look for and include quotes in my eNotes and eBlasts. I enjoy seeing how different people address the same topic expressing their own beliefs and personalities.  This month in looking for quotes, I Googled “Easter.” The...
Saturday, May 1, 2021
Dear Friends, By now many of you know how much I love to look for and include quotes in my eNotes and eBlasts. I enjoy seeing how different people address the same topic expressing their own beliefs and personalities.  This month in looking for quotes, I Googled “Easter.” The...
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
Dear Friends, By now many of you know how much I love to look for and include quotes in my eNotes and eBlasts. I enjoy seeing how different people address the same topic expressing their own beliefs and personalities.  This month in looking for quotes, I Googled “Easter.” The...
Monday, March 1, 2021
Dear Friends, Today I write with excitement! We have now been open for three Sundays for service. I have known how much I missed all of you, and seeing some of your faces, or at least your eyes, reminded me about how important community is. Even with masks on, seeing the...
Wednesday, February 3, 2021
When I take my morning walk on Lema Ranch, I often giggle at the gaggles of geese hanging out together. As many as 40 geese might be sitting, pecking, or roaming, each doing his own thing but doing it in community. They honk, confront each other, and preen. When I watch them, I...
Sunday, January 3, 2021
Dear Friends, Happy New Year! Yesterday we closed one of life’s most challenging chapters in recent times. Loss, loneliness, and feelings of isolation and fatigue have weighed down many. Turning to the new page of 2021 won’t erase all of the hardships of 2020. Creating a...
Monday, December 7, 2020
Dear Friends, When you receive this eNote, we will have already entered the Christmas season by celebrating the first Sunday of Advent on November 29. What a joyous time of year it is! Even in the most challenging of times, I find joy in this beautiful season. Many years ago my...
Tuesday, November 3, 2020
Dear Friends, As long as I can remember, I have been drawn to water. Not huge expanses of water but rather small rivers, streams, lakes, and waterfalls. What draws me is its flow, its patience, its persistence. I walk the Lema Ranch regularly. On a little side trail I pass a...

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