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What Will Your Reaction Be To The Terrorist?

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Spirituality | Read Time: 2 minutes, 17 seconds
{Fans along the route of the New York City Marathon}Malaise...that is the word that comes to mind as I have lived through the days and hours since the Boston Marathon Bombings. Malaise as defined by the Free Merriam Webster Dictionary means "a vague sense of mental or moral ill-being". The sadness that I feel for the victims and their families is...
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A Christmas Lesson

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Spirituality | Read Time: 1 minute, 22 seconds
"Is there a purpose? Why are we here?"
A little boy asked as the yuletide drew near.
"I really do hope that someday I will know
the reason we stand out here in the snow,
ringing this bell as people walk by,
while thousands of snowflakes
descend from the sky."
The mother just smiled at her shivering son
who would rat...
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Do You Have a Thankful Heart?

Posted: 7 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Spirituality | Read Time: 1 minute, 26 seconds
My mother's premier Thanksgiving dish was her mashed potatoes. They are legendary in our family. She attempted to teach my sister and me how to prepare them just as she had but it never quite came out the same. Maybe it is because we were impatient or maybe it was because food always taste better when someone else prepares it. Sadly, this will be our first Thanksgiving without her. ...
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Always Loved, Never Forgotten

Posted: 8 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Spirituality | Read Time: 3 minutes, 48 seconds
Valentine's Day is fast approaching. I remember going into a store in early January and feeling overwhelmed by the mirage of pink and red hearts, proclaiming Valentine's Day would soon be here. Christmas decorations were still up in many of my neighbor’s homes. But, not in mine. Not this year. Maybe next year? I can't really think that far ahead. When I try to look ahead, it makes my head hurt. It is easier to just not think about it. Not think about it? How can I not think about i...
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DECISION POINT: Called To Heal

Posted: 9 years ago | By: Christine Somers | In: Spirituality | Read Time: 5 minutes, 49 seconds
One of my favorite verses in the Bible reads, to everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven. Ecc. 3:1. When I turned thirty, I started thinking about my purpose. I felt my life was incomplete; I wanted to do more, be more. I was married with three beautiful children and a career in radiology but everything had become mundane. I was a wife and a mother, but I wasn’t sure who “I” really was. I have always had big dreams and big ideas and more than plenty of good...
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