Monthly Archives: May 2020

Poems that my parents taught us

When I was growing up, my parents often quoted poetry to us. They did this to inspire, reassure, and at times bring humor to our lives. When they were in school, they were required to memorize all kinds of poems. … Continue reading

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Yay! Thursday is my favorite day!

Starting sometime in high school (a LONG time ago), Thursdays became my favorite day. School was pretty much always my happy place. I loved it. I loved the give and take between teachers and students. Teachers inspired me. Academics came … Continue reading

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A guest post

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Sometimes my inner tigger gets eeyore ish

I suppose it happens to all of us. There are times when I am just dragging. On those days, I just want the burdens on my back or in my heart to lift or fly away. There really is no … Continue reading

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Make music with what we have left

The Greatest Generation came of age, of course, during the Great Depression. They sacrificed. They went without¬† They made do. They did what had to be done. When things got better, they never took affluence for granted. The following story … Continue reading

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A conversation with God

I chat with God about so many things. I bet you do, too. I saw a post recently that really comforted me. I find that some days, I need comfort and inspiration. Thus, I assume I am not the only … Continue reading

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God needs our hands

Happy Sunday to you. Are you feeling adrift or directionless? These first words were written by St Teresa of Avila, in the 14th Century. “God has no hands but our hands to do his work today; God has no feet … Continue reading

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How about pulling up your socks and getting perspective?

when my elders wanted me to gain perspective and move from seeing the negatives to seeing the positives, they would say “pull up your socks”.¬† The Bible says “gird your loins”. Either way, we need to do that, don’t you … Continue reading

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I was thinking about love

This morning I was looking out my window at God’s beautiful work. It is spectacular, don’t you think? We have been given so much by Him.¬† But love is His greatest gift. He sent us His son, because of love. … Continue reading

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