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2019: Listening Like Elijah

Hi All: Thanks for hanging with me in 2018.  I appreciate all of you: your comments and encouragements.  More blogging in store for 2019. It is vogue to pick a word for the upcoming year. Being a trapezoid, I am picking a phrase: Taking Chances.  I am not a daredevil so don’t expect to see me jumping out of an airplane.  No, to me Taking Chances means moving forward with this blog and the book series and some other personal things. The Bible verse that I chose (or that chose me) is 1 Corinthians 14:33:  “For God is not a God of confusion but of peace…”  I skimmed several verses related to “taking chances”.  They were all good but this was resonated with me.  After turning 50 this year, I decided I need peace and want simple.  I crave it.  Chaos pretty much sums up parenting three teenagers, two who have Aspergers Syndrome and one who has a major anxiety disorder.  Oh, yeah they are all in three separate schools that are 20 plus miles from our home in central Texas.  This mom has many spinning plates in the air.  I need…