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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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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
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
I’ve always appreciated poetry, and Henry Wadsworth Longfellow is one if my favorite poets. His “A Psalm of Life” definitely makes my Top ten, as do a couple of Rabindranath Tagore’s works: A Psalm of Life BY HENRY WADSWORTH LONGFELLOW … Continue reading
The days go by, the internet and new is SO FULL of commentary. Yesterday, i turned off the news and ignored most of my newsfeed. I just could not handle it AT ALL Instead, I turned on the classical music … Continue reading
What an odd culmination of events we have already been through. Would you have imagined all the schools would be closed as recently as last fall? Would you have anticipated that children’s authors and actors would be reading aloud for … Continue reading
**Note** My friend Amy wrote the post below and it is exactly how I have been feeling, so I had to share her well thought out message. I’m sure many of you would also agree with much of what she … Continue reading