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Margaret Barry Settlement House
I am a perennial optimist
I Am Becoming the Me I Was Born To BeAs I journey through this part of my life I have discovered my next mountain. The key is to be the me I want to be in the world, as my gift back to God.
- We’re after the same rainbow’s end…
- Attitude is the mind’s paintbrush
- Is that all there is?
- Unchartered territory for me: new mindfulness
- My day is now: yup it’s my birthday
- stepping onto new path
- The 4th of July: Lessons My Dad the Marine Taught Me
- What are you dreaming of today?
- The greatest gifts we ever received
- Even a poor tailor is entitled to some happiness!
- My little girl/big girl books
- Do you feel like you are drowning?
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Looking Back at Post a Day 2011 — How’d You Do?. I made it to the end of the year. I have to say at the beginning of this year, I did not know how likely that was. I had … Continue reading
Weekly Photo Challenge: Winter. This is a photo of a dust storm from this summer here in the Phoenix area. We don’t get the amazing blizzards down here in Phoenix. I surely grew up with them, though, in MN and … Continue reading
There was a wonderful quote in the newspaper that touched my heart for a few reasons. “Far away in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up and see the beauty, believe … Continue reading
“The whole difference between construction and creation is exactly this: that a thing constructed can only be loved after it is constructed; but a thing created is loved before it exists.” ― Charles Dickens An old friend of mine posted … Continue reading
I have seen the number of Candle Lighter awardees grow. People are, indeed, passing on my Candle Lighter Award. For those that haven’t seen the post for the award creation and description it is here http://believeanyway.wordpress.com/2011/12/18/creation-of-new-blog-award-the-candle-lighter-award/. It makes me happy … Continue reading
Are you looking for a good recipe for New Year’s Eve or New Year’s Day? This week between Christmas and New Year’s Day has been a relaxing one this year. I have had time off of work and a chance … Continue reading
Are you good to people you don’t know?. It is so important to be good to people. If I am only kind to those that are kind to me first, well then I am just returning the favor. If i … Continue reading