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spoon stories and the matter of value

spoon stories and the matter of value

I was learning to summon worth any time I’ve ever had to name myself instead of waiting for a title. Just like my mother. This week I was softly reminded of when my lessons began.

Taking out the taped up wooden box where my silver sleeps and opening it up last week made me woozy. It was too beautiful. Thanksgiving gave me the chance to put it to work, feeding people once more, but not before it took my breath away.

What do you want me to say?

What do you want me to say?

“Help me help you. Help ME – help YOU!”

We are both in a bind. I need relief. You want to give some. But both of us have no answers and, I’m sorry, but I am greatly disadvantaged at the moment.

I just can’t help you. You’re on your own. But wait ….

Is it okay that I’m not you?

Is it okay that I’m not you?

I like originals. One of my favorite things about life in Christ is unveiling his fingerprints together. We don’t have to all be the same. Isn’t that fantastic?

May I appreciate you?

May I appreciate you?

I know a man who takes effusive joy in his appreciation. His full on enthusiasm about LIFE dips everything he does in conviction. He takes ordinary goodness and sticks a firecracker in it, then he stands back, hands clasped, to see what will happen.
And a mutual friend of ours told me this week that one of his favorite things to do is appreciate people. I was not one bit surprised.