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lessons from the trail

Lessons from the trail

I did some hiking recently in uncharted territory in northern Arizona.  For those who know me, it goes without saying ...
leaving behind a close friend

Lost and Found: Friendships on the move

We are living in a culture where people are yearning for connection and community. “For Sale” and “Sold” signs are ...
Susan Miller and grandkids

Be the first to blink

Choose to initiate in your relationships Sometimes over-thinking something can plunge me into a mental pity party and, on a ...
hold God's hand

A Life Lesson From My Daughter’s Hand

I continue to marvel at the life lessons I learn from my adult children as they teach their children through ...
when you want to run away to the circus

When you want to run away from everything and join the circus

A young mom in my life who has five children, including a toddler and a baby, sent me a text ...
mom and child

We “get to” every day!

Some of you might know that one of the ways I get to volunteer at my church is by greeting ...
preparing the rooms of your heart

Preparing Your Heart for a Move

Where Do You Begin? A friend asked if she could meet with me for coffee last week. There was a ...
Bill and Susan Miller

A man’s perspective: moving and its impact on a marriage

As some of you may know, I was married for 45 years before Bill’s death. We weathered 14 moves, along ...
raise the curtain on 2021

2020: A year of intermission

2021: The Curtain Rises on the Rest of the Story In the classic epic drama of the movie, Gone with the ...

What does it take to finish well?

With the end of 2020 coming soon, I’ve often said to myself, “Finish well, Susan, finish well…”, but I have ...
be kind to the people in line

Be Kind to the People in Line

I was standing in the check-out line at the grocery store with a full cart. On that particular day, I ...

Pitch, Keep or Give Away

I am in this crazy funky mood of cleaning out anything that isn’t nailed or glued down in my house ...
loneliness

Feeling lonely? You are not alone

LONELINESS is packed with feelings and emotions. It can consume you at any time – day or night – and ...

Wrestling With God

WHAAAT? "Wrestle" with God? Yep. You might refer to it as grappling or struggling, but like me, you've probably confronted ...
at the end of your rope

When you come to the end of your rope…

Eleven years ago, I was there – at the end of my rope. Holding on by threads, I knew if ...

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