Author Archives: Kathy Haueisen

June: the Month Honeymoons

“Keep your eyes wide open before marriage, half shut afterwards.” — (Benjamin Franklin in Poor Richard’s Almanac, June 1738 There are a variety of ancient reasons why we have so many June weddings and very few of them have to do with … Continue reading

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When Will We EVER Learn?

I’ve just read a thread of Facebook posts offering empathy and encouragement to a woman whose father was a pastor. Sadly, in all her years of studying and serving the church as a pastor, he’s never accepted her as a … Continue reading

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The Church Universal

And remember, I am with you always, to the end of the age. (Matthew 28:20) When I travel I explore new congregations on Sunday mornings. At the recommendation of a friend, I found a gem on my recent Ohio visit. … Continue reading

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Launching and Leaving

“Things turn out best for people who make the best out of the way things turn out.” —Art Linkletter May in Ohio this year has been a whirlwind for my family. Early in May my older daughter’s oldest graduated from college … Continue reading

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Thoughts for Mother’s Day

Skip the sugary sweet mother’s day cards. Ditch the flowers and candy. Phone calls are good. Visits are better. What mothers really need are children who accept the reality no woman is born knowing how to mother. Some, surrounded by … Continue reading

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