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Kim’s Eyes

i Dec 26th No Comments by

It was 1967 and I was a student at Indiana University where I was studying English and living off campus in an apartment. No one I knew in those days had a vehicle, so we walked to classes through that huge campus of 40,000 students in all kinds of weather. Since we had no phone in […]

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A Call To Africa!

i Dec 24th No Comments by

 “We’re in St. Louis and need to see you now!”  The voice was husky and foreign. Bishop Samuel and Lady Theresa Thiong’o wanted to come over immediately. What a shock! I hadn’t seen them for ten years when I had met them briefly in the home of friends. I’d written to them steadily over the years, […]

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Why I Left Direct Sales

i Dec 22nd No Comments by

I love sales! There is a challenge in making the people connections .  There is a challenge in gaining people’s confidence. There is a challenge in closing the sale. But I don’t sell anymore. I was born again in 1978 very quickly afteward was recruited as a distributor for Shaklee Corporation. I loved the products, […]

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How Did a Jewish Woman Fall in Love with Palestinians

i Dec 17th No Comments by

When I lived in Israel there were no Palestinians. There were Jews and there were Arabs. I never heard the word Palestinian until it referred to Arabs whose land was won by Israel during the Six Day War and  wanted it back. While I was teaching in Ashdod I was engaged to a Madrich Gadna […]

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Why I Do or Do Not Believe in Miracles by J.B.

i Dec 17th No Comments by

I was 20 years old and serving in Ashdod, Israel as a volunteer with Sherut La’am. It was May of 1967 and everyone knew war was impending. The gulf of Aqaba had been blocked, and the many surrounding Arab nations were watching. I was a teacher of English and French at Ashdod Junior High School.  Almost all of the […]

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The Day I Lost My Father: Alzheimers, The Ultimate Intruder

i Dec 8th 2 Comments by

My dad looked for reasons to be proud of me. It wasn’t easy. I was plain, average in intelligence, mousy brown hair. Despite the various lessons my parents paid for, I never excelled in anything. But my dad would BEAM when he introduced Jeff and me at work. When we would go to his office […]

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Women with a Vision Reaches Out

i Dec 8th No Comments by

  Hi Folks.   1. I’d love to give to three areas. If you would like to participate please respond as I suggest.   A. To Fawn in Tennessee. Fawn is such a giver–so kind–always caring and reaching out. I don’t know that I remember a year that she didn’t house missionaries traveling through and some for […]

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