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Connect with God

Connect With God

Aim at heaven and you will get earth thrown in. Aim at earth and you get neither. ~ C.S. Lewis

connect with nature

Connect With Nature

It is a…necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth…to know of wonder and humility. ~ Rachel Carson

connect with others

Connect with Others

…There is one thing we do know: That we are here for the sake of others…. ~ Albert Einstein

Connect With Self

All men should strive to learn before they die what they are running from, and to, and why. ~ James Thurber

Recent Blog Posts

Storm's Comin' In!

Storm’s Comin’ In!

I took a break from the computer and was about to open the door to walk up the long driveway to the mailbox when I heard it—the menacing rumble of thunder and its warning of a storm moving in. I’d been so immersed in my work, I hadn’t noticed the storm...
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What The Gardeners Did…

http://traffic.libsyn.com/considerthismoment/Program_532.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download Whether it’s the work of a gardener, a housecleaner, or a painter, the quality workmanship and skills of others can immeasurably enrich our lives. Use the audio...
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Don't Build On A Sinkhole

Don’t Build On A Sinkhole

Sometimes you read something that just smacks you in the head with its simple wisdom. Such was a sentence from a devotion by Lane Morris Buckman in Forward Day by Day on July 16, 2016. The author was talking about Jesus’s disciple Peter and how easy it would...
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Independence Day: Count Your Blessings And Celebrate

First, let’s count our blessings… As the world is rocked with cultural, political, economic, and societal unrest, it is entirely appropriate and important that we reflect today on this great nation—even with all its flaws—and marvel at the vision of our...
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When Is A Rock More Than Just A Rock?

Today’s guest blogger and Connection Messenger* Esther Miller reminisces about her first visit to the Petrified Forest and Grand Canyon many years ago. If you haven’t yet read the post that launched our series celebrating the 100th birthday of the U.S....
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We’re ALL Healers

I myself will be the shepherd of my sheep, and I will make them lie down, says the LORD GOD. I will seek the lost, and I will bring back the strayed, and I will bind up the injured, and I will strengthen the weak.  Ezekiel 34: 15-16a I am the wife of a physician. Now...
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Note and Letter Writing

Fountain pen writing on the paper, close up imagePersonal note and letter writing is such a powerful and underappreciated connection tool, yet you may be among those who feel they don’t have time or don’t know what to say. These posts will teach you why handwritten notes and letters are so special and how to write notes that comfort, encourage and inspire.

You know that stash of special letters you’ve tucked away?

Stack of envelopes tied with stringI’m collecting examples of letters or notes to include in a book I’m writing. If you have one you’re willing to share, please scan and email it to me:elizabethc (at) heartspoken (dot) com, along with its story and your name, city and state – it can be anonymous if you prefer. By mail (and I’d love to get a handwritten note from you): Heartspoken, P.O. Box 81, Maurertown, VA 22644.



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Gifts for the WriterPersonal and business stationary, letterhead, notes and invitations help you connect with others in a special way, and they have so much more impact when they’re personalized or engraved! Whether you’re planning a wedding or just need some fun notecards for yourself or a gift, these high quality products from Carlson Craft offer both pleasure and luxury. This interactive website lets you play around with styles, colors and fonts before any purchase.

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