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In an earlier post, I wrote that the idea of some day owning an aqua or coral pink Adirondack chair made me smile. Well, I’ve got one!

Thank you, Becky, for my early Christmas present. It sits in my dining room and I can plunk down in it any time I want. I can put on a recording of ocean waves, get myself a cold drink, and be on vacation. Oops, now that it’s heating season, I keep my house too cool for a cool drink, and the effect is just not the same with a cup of chamomile tea. Nevertheless — I love that word, so I’ll say it again — nevertheless, that chair in my house makes me smile big time.

Here’s something else that does. I sing along when I hear it:

Life is a rollercoaster. Life is surfing the pipeline. Life is rafting down the Poudre. Sometimes life is stuck in the doldrums, too, or slogging through mud, or climbing a sheer rock face.  I’m not drowning, and I won’t, because God promised: “When you pass through the waters, I will be with you; and through the rivers, they shall not overflow you.” But if I’m to navigate any of what God will bring me to tomorrow, I must sleep now.



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