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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.
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Tag Archives: 9/11
I ran this post last year, and am re-running it today ~ with the year updated, of course. My friend Pete (who served in the Navy) says this: “Take this from 9/11, and the sacrifice of so many on that … Continue reading
I was watching a program the other night and someone on the show was grieving the loss of a loved one. Someone else on the program said something like “I understand that. You’ve lost a loved one. You will grieve … Continue reading
Does anyone remember Nancy Sinatra singing about boots? She’d sing “these boots are made for walking, and that’s just what they’ll do, and one of these days these boots are gonna walk all over you”. She’d bop around in her … Continue reading
I may not be online much today. Today is the 11th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, the airliner downed in PA, and the attack on the heart and soul of America. On 9/11 I happened … Continue reading
While I was praying this morning I wondred how in the world do we ensure our safety yet preserve our freedom? We know what Benjamin Franklin had to say about that. The prophet Jeremiah said this: “But on that day … Continue reading
Today is the 10th anniversary of the attack on the Twin Towers, the Pentagon, the airliner downed in PA, and the attack on the heart and soul of America. On 9/11 I happened to be at home after dropping my … Continue reading
My tree; my ribbon; my heartelt prayers;
Today is a lovely day. The sky is a brilliant, brilliant blue.It rained last night–so the trees and lawn look freshly scrubbed and vibrant. The rain cleared the dust in the air and the mountains look bigger than life—not hidden … Continue reading
Oh my what a fast and crazy week! Every day has been filled with activities and my blogging dedication had to get set aside for the most part. I am a little disappointed about that, as I had established a … Continue reading