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Diana Oxford on March 5th, 2012

A week or so ago, as I was puttering around at home one evening and reflecting on how much my life has changed and how very good it is, the thought materialized in my mind and resonated in my heart that I am “a life resurrected.” You have to know my story…where I have been, […]

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Diana Oxford on February 1st, 2012

I was intrigued by the recent Men’s Final at the Australia Open between Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal. It lasted 5 hours and 53 minutes and was heralded as an epic game. Ultimately, Djokovic won but it was a glorious battle for the prize of being called the winner. As I have been pondering that […]

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Diana Oxford on January 6th, 2012

As I have been pondering and praying over the beginning of a new year, I’ve simultaneously been meditating on “the beginning of all beginnings” thousands of years ago in the Garden. There were two distinct trees there in the midst of the Garden…the Tree of Life and the Tree of the Knowledge of Good and […]

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Diana Oxford on September 9th, 2011

Since arriving in Sarajevo, I have developed a new hobby of gardening on my balcony. My balcony rail and widow seals are full of petunias and marigolds and I’ve started a small herb garden. Every morning, I get up and tend to my flowers. I begin by picking off the dead blooms, pulling weeds, spraying […]

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Diana Oxford on March 12th, 2011

I am 51 days and counting from my May 2nd departure date. I’ll get on a plane then and return to Bosnia after a six year hiatus here in the States. I was elated to set a firm departure date and buy my airline ticket several weeks ago. Since then, I have experienced a myriad […]

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Diana Oxford on May 22nd, 2010

“God has trusted each of us with our own set of unfair circumstances and unexplained experiences to deal with. Can we still trust in Him even if He never tells us why?” This is one of my favorite quotes and it came to mind as I listened to someone share her story recently. The reality […]

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