Love Does Ramblings

These “ramblings” by my dear friend Mandy include heartbreak and questions about the difficulty of “doing” love. She’s in a unique position to know. Mandy is wife of the commandant of Chamberlain-Hunt Academy (CHA), a military boarding school in...
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Sabbath Rest

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle I’m ready for church, but it’s too early to leave. All summer I taught the children’s Sunday school class. Thirty kids, a dozen adults, and high-energy lessons on sharing the gospel, complete with skits, games, and crafts every week....
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Fearsome Things

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle Fear threatens to keep me hiding in bed this morning. Fear makes me wonder if I can handle today. Fear whispers unsettling thoughts. Fear questions my strength and brains and qualifications. Fear maximizes the obstacles. Fear minimizes the outcomes....
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Morning Song

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle On my back porch perch, Two songs compete this morning: Traffic rush and roar; Bird chirp and call.   From highways unseen, but overheard, The growl of engines, wheels, and roads Drones loudly not so far away.   As I listen, A counterpoint of...
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Note to Self

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle “Actions speak louder than words,” the saying goes. Wrong, I think.   Lately, I’ve experienced the puzzling contradiction of being on the receiving end of kind actions coupled with discouraging words. What I heard and believed, more than the...
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Rescue

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle A woman I know collapsed in church on Sunday. During the prayer time, her head suddenly slumped unnaturally against her friend. At first glance, it looked like she was simply resting there, but the fact was she’d lost consciousness and fainted...
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Sunday Readings

by Ruth, aka Momma Frizzle My friend Kim gave me a book for my birthday. We both love to read. But her tastes range in different directions than mine. So over the years, Kim has introduced me to authors and stories I wouldn’t have found without her. Which is one of the many...
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