What is The Estuary?, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

What is The Estuary?, by Susan Austin-Crumpton
Jesus said to the woman at the well;  'Give me a drink'
                              -- John 4:10-26

A wise woman asked me today, “What is it about The Estuary that is so precious and so unique?  What is it that so many different kinds of people come here to find?”

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What Are You Waiting For?, by Maureen Doyle, MAT

What Are You Waiting For?, by Maureen Doyle, MAT

What are you waiting for?

That phrase has played over and over in my mind for so many years that I don’t remember when it started. Waiting to leave a bad marriage. Waiting to start dating again. Waiting to start Life Coach Training. Waiting to write my first blog. Why all of this waiting?

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Divine Providence, by Susan Austin-Crumpton

Divine Providence, by Susan Austin-Crumpton
“Everything is by Divine Providence.
If a leaf is turned over by a breeze,
It is only because this has been specifically ordained
by God to serve a particular function
within the purpose of creation.”
                                   -- Baal Shem Tov

As a child I often felt unloved and alone.  Since I was surrounded by sisters, parents and expanded family constantly coming and going it didn’t always make sense.  I was never sure of my place or my role.

 

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Be Yourself, by Lynee Durham, LPC-MHSP

Be Yourself, by Lynee Durham, LPC-MHSP

“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.” – Oscar Wilde

I saw this recently on a car commercial, of all places. It struck me because it is such a simple truth. Simple truths are not always simple to live out though. What does it mean to “be yourself”?

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