Monthly Archives: May 2013

Are you willing to move your feet?

“do not ask God to guide your footsteps if you’re not willing to move your feet” ~ Jewel Diamond Taylor. Gosh that struck a chord with me. Am I willing to move my feet? Am I willing to listen, really … Continue reading

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Make a hole in my limitations-roof: Jesus awaits

Do you remember the Scripture story about when Jesus was preaching and there was a huge crowd? No that doesn’t narrow it down, does it? Well, there were some men that were carrying a paralyzed man on a pallet (kind … Continue reading

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angelus

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

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Do not regret

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Vegan Banana Bread

Easy Vegan Banana Bread What You Need 4 very ripe bananas (the more brown the better) 1 1/2 cups whole wheat flour 1/3 cup Earth Balance, melted 1/4 cup applesauce 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup sugar 1/4 teaspoon salt … Continue reading

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Reading is exercise for the mind and heart, isn’t it?

Augustine Birrell explained it well, “Any ordinary man can…surround himself with two thousand books…and thenceforward have at least one place in the world in which it is possible to be happy.”   Don’t get me wrong. I don’t mean to … Continue reading

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Hurdles and Weaving

“The dark events in our life aren’t hurdles that God puts before us to see how high we can jump or how hard we stumble. Our God is more loving than that. Those ‘hurdles’ are the way we choose to … Continue reading

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What shakes your emotional well-being

Do you ever find that people still can dishearten you, distract you, break your heart or even destroy you? I think all of us have days like that. If you are at a vulnerable or tenuous time in your own life, … Continue reading

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algebra in kindergarten

For my students, the regular school year is almost over. We now head into the summer school season. This is when I help them fill in the gaps. For those who think math is “a drag” what do you think … Continue reading

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milestone has mom reflecting

I loved this letter.  I added the photo. My students are finishing their finals this week. My son graduated from high school years ago, and college more recently. But you see, the letter below captured how i have felt as … Continue reading

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An umbrella can tell you a lot about a fella

The very first time my husband and I met, it was for a blind date. It was to go to the James Taylor concert. It had been raining, and there was a chance of rain again that night. Jim brought … Continue reading

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Dreams are illustrations – part 2 of 2

Yesterday I began with this quote, which is appropriate for today’s conclusion as well. “Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you”. Marsha Norman. My soul has been writing a metaphorical book for a long time. The … Continue reading

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Dreams are illustrations – part 1 of 2

“Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you”. Marsha Norman. I love this quote. Whether we consider the dreams that happen while we are asleep, or whether we are talking about the dreams that we have … Continue reading

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Yesterday’s troubles

i saw this quote in the comments section of my friend Renee’s blog http://positiveboomer.net/2013/04/19/a-new-day-is-dawning/. “Yesterday’s troubles are written in sand, wiped out of existence by God’s own hand.” Having lived an hour and a half from the ocean for about 11 … Continue reading

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