Author Archives: Kim

Learning to Love Well

I used to think that I loved others well.  I am one of these sentimental types who cries easily during movies, and the rare, touching commercial. And because I was sentimental, and I cared, I thought it meant that I loved … Continue reading

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Celebrating our 40th Wedding Anniversary –the Test of Time

Today is our 40th Wedding Anniversary.  We were married on September 6, 1975.  I have been reflecting on the many anniversaries we have had over the years and how quickly time has passed, and how at the same time, it … Continue reading

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A Ray of Hope and a Ticket to Freedom

  A few years ago I had a chance to attend the retirement party for a former high school teacher of mine, Dave Craig. He was retiring after 47 years of teaching business related classes at Highline High School. In my … Continue reading

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Questions to Ponder

Not too long ago, I read a book called The Divine Conspiracy by Dallas Willard, a well-known philosopher (recently deceased), from the University of Southern California.   Like most philosophers, his writings are rich with the compelling questions of life. In … Continue reading

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I was recently watching one of those feel good Christmas movies on Netflix (at least I suspected the ending would be a feel good ending, based on other Christmas movies I had watched previously)     But…..I just couldn’t wait to see … Continue reading

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Convening Around the Table

The family dinner table – so symbolic, so real. I tend to think of it in terms of the famous Norman Rockwell painting—people smiling, a feeling of community. But the reality can be so different—the vacant places of those who … Continue reading

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The Quest for Happiness

I was never more miserable than when I was actively engaged in the pursuit of happiness. Happiness isn’t all that it is hyped up to be. Many people will disagree with me on this – it is such an American statement … Continue reading

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Why Write a Blog?

  I have been contemplating writing a blog for the last year. It seems like everyone is writing a blog. (Maybe that is because I read so many of them). So why am I entering into this process? I am … Continue reading

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