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If we care enough

Here is a quote from something I just read, that shows why “showing love” to people does not always mean doing whatever makes them happy. The quote is from one of my Perspectives students, who writes a regular piece on … Continue reading

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breathe, cry, sing

Time to put something down, to keep the memory: our first trip back to our previous “home” of 35 years. And it took almost 2 years before we did it! The quote at the top of my home page these … Continue reading

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after Good Friday

Just thinking, about sacrifice. Since it is the end of Lent, when lots of people try to give up something for 40 days. I’m often feeling challenged about that, because I do have so many comforts. Then I comfort myself … Continue reading

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from Mentored to Mentor

Something I’ve discovered about living in a home with stone floors: they are hard on your feet! So now I’m in the process of  finding some good, thick, foam slippers to wear. But yeah, hi! I’m actually posting, wow! Reading … Continue reading

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Hello

Rather than let my One Word “sit” and expect it to “percolate” or something, I’ve decided that I actually have to DO something with it. So after some thinking over, what I’m going to do is post either a sentence … Continue reading

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Thread!

Even though the One-Word-for-the-year idea hasn’t been that magical for me or anything (not like some people), I still really like the idea. For me, it’s generally been a word that just sort of sums up something about me that’s … Continue reading

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Let’s sing:

From away back… you can either have the Irish Rovers singing it in your head, or Herman’s Hermits– “Let’s take a look behind and see what we can find. Last year has gone for everyone, passed with time. What happened … Continue reading

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change

As we get close to changing the year, I can’t help thinking about all the things that have changed. This is a season of traditions, and families is one venue where you can really notice how things evolve, as children … Continue reading

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Across a lifetime, there have to be a few Christmases that aren’t… well, as “exciting” as most? The “pile” under the tree is extremely small… but it’s a good Christmas as far as gifts go for *me* already, though I … Continue reading

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One Word Time

Wow. Just going over my One Word for 2015, and I haven’t posted anything about it since August! Of course, this year August seems like just a few days ago. The word for this year has been “service”. And yes, … Continue reading

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