Author Archives: eva

Honoring the men in our lives

Giving flowers or going out for a special meal are great ways to make the women in our lives feel special, but what speaks respect to men? Continue reading

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Reflections on Good Friday

It is Good Friday.  The day Jesus walked to Golgotha and died on the cross for you and me.  The story is familiar.  Most of us have heard it all of our lives in one form or another.  But how … Continue reading

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Just a moment…

Yesterday I headed for a doctor’s appointment and as I neared the end of the driveway, the brake pedal went all the way to the floor…hmmmm… that doesn’t seem right… but I kept going because I was going to be … Continue reading

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Not that home…

This weekend was all about getting the house back in order… my mom’s house… but in my order…  So weird to live in a familiar place, but now changing it to suit my taste! Friends have helped me pack things … Continue reading

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Life in the Woods…

A little while ago, I took refrigerator leftovers way out back for the stray cats, racoons and assorted other creatures lurking in the woods nearby.  I figure it will be like a banqueting table for them, so why not give them … Continue reading

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transition misfits

On Wednesday, thirty miles from my house, in the middle of a snowstorm, I adopted 2 cats. Continue reading

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grace unveiled

Hmmm… I can’t experience the freedom of grace, without also allowing it to teach me to be different than I was? Continue reading

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Hello world!

Welcome to The Joy Factor… random thoughts about life.  Life is an adventure with many twists and turns.  People can be interesting, challenging or tiring.  Places are always full of surprises!  I am looking forward to sharing my take on … Continue reading

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