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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.
- To give up enthusiasm wrinkles the soul
- Thankful for my husband
- Here we are: Thanksgiving’s coming
- Where were you when our President died?
- Soup: Sweet Potato and some veggies n fruit etcs
- Are you at the edge of a cliff?
- Are you worried?
- Lessons: when and where
- Strength for my journey is always within reach
- The latest news: a math movement
- Which people feed your spirit? What nourishes you?
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‘Tis September, and the summer days are fleeing. It has been a summer that renewed me in unexpected ways. A few months ago, I was going through a really difficult time. My little boat was going through some torrential times, … Continue reading
I thought this little picture was so cute. the little kitten envisions himself as a masterful lion. As a result, his timidity potentially transforms into courage. This is something that I regularly communicate to my students. I explain that each … Continue reading
I have two quotes to light the path today: “Always continue the climb. It is possible for you to do whatever you choose, if you first get to know who you are, and are willing to work with a power … Continue reading
You know, I think that is a beautiful way to think of it. Of course, when you stop to think about it, every moment is a miracle. Every moment gives a chance to be loving, see the extraordinary in the … Continue reading
For months now I have been tutoring a young man that has his heart set on getting into the Air Force. He had already taken the ASVAB test (Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery Test) a few months ago and came … Continue reading
There is a blog/blogger (Terry) I have become acquainted with over the last few months. She is a ray of sunshine, a guiding light, and a FONT of information. She is a gracious, faithfilled lady. Friday she had such an … Continue reading
I came across a quote I like about prayer, written by St. Therese of Lisieux. “For me, prayer means launching out of the heart towards God; it means lifting up one’s eyes, quite simply, to Heaven, a cry of grateful … Continue reading
I formulated the idea for this post on the 31st of March; but due to other obligations I couldn’t put the post together until today. I am sorry for clogging your mailboxes with so much today. But when you read, … Continue reading
Do you have days when you wonder if you are doing all you can? I am not just talking about the proverbial ‘things to do list’. I am not talking about a ‘bucket list’ either. But I am talking about … Continue reading
A very dear friend shared this prayer today. I think it fits very nicely with the idea of being faith-filled, optimistic, and joy-forwarding. Thank you, dear Cynthia for this prayer. “A Prayer Give up complaining; Be grateful. Give up pessimism; Be … Continue reading