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Thursday, May 26, 2016

Thy Neighbor’s Dog

God’s Creature, Vicious Menace, or Both?

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
Well, the only really interesting thing that happened to me in the past week is that I was bitten by a dog. Seriously. But first, a little background.

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Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Me Worried?

An Escape to the Mountains

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
A peaceful mountaintop retreat, a few good reads, and a reminder that worry accomplishes nothing, saps one of energy, and causes self-suffering – usually needlessly.
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Tuesday, April 26, 2016

The Joy of Wine!

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
Wine feeds our embodied souls! If you like wine as much as I do, I have a book for you to read. So let us rejoice in God’s largesse, God’s cornucopia of goodness toward us, as we raise a glass of pinotage and toast “to life!”
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Pilgrimage to South Africa, Part II

Further Highlights and Some Afterthoughts

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
I do believe firmly that God at least occasionally providentially mixes with our everyday lives, bringing us certain books, poems, and people who make a profound difference to us and become a means of grace. I have marveled at God’s doings over time, bringing us blessings through others. And so John and Isobel have become to me.

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Pilgrimage to South Africa, Part I

A Surprising Ending to a Great Trip

Author: Sandra M. Levy, Ph.D., M.Div.
I have just returned from my long trip to South Africa (by way of Amsterdam) that could be considered a pilgrimage in its own way. I went off to spend time with two dear friends, John and Isobel de Gruchy.

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