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Entries Tagged as 'On Faith'

Treasures of the Bilge

September 16th, 2010 · No Comments · Introspection, On Faith

At popular anchorages, there is usually a local VHF net that comes on in the morning, checking to see who’s arrived and who’s departing, inquiring as to whether people need anything, offering local services, and announcing events that might have meaning for the cruising community.  The nets also generally ask about “treasures of the bilge” […]

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Full Disclosure – Four Months In

June 19th, 2010 · 21 Comments · French Polynesia, Introspection, Life on the Boat, On Faith, Our Route, Passages, Random Thoughts, Tuamotus

After posting all those photos of these amazing places, is it really fair for me to say that I’m still not convinced this cruising life is all it’s cracked up to be?  🙂 I’m constantly aware that what I post on here, for the most part, really only shows one side of this strange life […]

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January 17th, 2010 · No Comments · Life Lessons, On Faith, Words to Cling to

Miracles are a retelling in small letters of the very same story which is written across the whole world in letters too large for some of us to see. ~ C.S. Lewis Today, a friend recounted the various unexpected wonderful things that happened to her as she and her family struggled through a particularly hard […]

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Change is in the air, and I’m thankful for it!

November 28th, 2009 · No Comments · Introspection, Life Lessons, On Faith, Preparing for the trip, The beginning

Among the thousands of things I have to be thankful for, the one that is standing out a bit more right now is – CHANGE.  Of course, most of the time, I only like change when there is a “guaranteed” benefit for me, but I would also say that, in general, I just like it […]

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On Renewing My Faith

October 30th, 2009 · 2 Comments · Introspection, On Faith

I have always been a spiritual person.  As a child, my parents took me to Catechism and I made my first communion.  At home, I held a more informal catechism in my room, offering the Holy Spirit a pea-green lounge chair purchased for $5 from a neighbor’s garage sale, and quizzing my friends on Bible […]

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