Monthly Archives: November 2015

Lucky? Me?

Tender little hand on my shoulder awakening me from sleep.  “Grandma, the baby wants you,” she said. Helpful little hands keeping sister from falling. Victorious little hands grasping air, doing a balancing act. Skillful little hands coloring in the lines. Careful … Continue reading

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  Dear Bloggers:  I have found so many delightful, talented, encouraging, friendly, and smart friends among you!  (You pick the category you want to be in; I’m pretty sure it will be true.)  You all add so much “newness” to … Continue reading

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  “Thank you,” I say, to a passer-by who wishes me a nice day; “Thank you,” I say, for the stick of gum being passed my way; “Thank you,” I say, to the dog-catcher who returns my pet who is … Continue reading

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The very fact that God revealed himself as Jehovah-shalom indicates that his plan is to be with one in trouble instead of insulating one from trouble.  The following actions based on scriptures will arm one for dealing with “panic attacks.” … Continue reading

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On this, the first day of Thanksgiving week, we live in a world of trouble and unrest: Our eyes crying over the sight of a world in turmoil; Our hearts grieving with compassion for the hurting; Our ears hearing the shattering … Continue reading

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  Science?  It’s of little concern to me, I don’t know much, and I don’t care much.  However, I want to use a Gene Pitney quote, so I set about to see when Einstein lived – just the years, please. … Continue reading

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“When you do more than you get paid for eventually you’ll be paid for more than you do.”- Zig Ziglar. I am against a minimum wage; I know that sounds harsh but . . . hear me out, please. In … Continue reading

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PETE AND AMY STORY – #4 Quote Challenge

I’m starting my Three Quote Challenge with a well known quote from the Bible, I Cor. 13:4.  “Charity suffereth long, and is kind . . .” by relating an incident from Pete and Amy. Amy had a skillet . . … Continue reading

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Three? four? weeks I’ve been preparing for a garage sale.  I was ready today, but…my husband has the shingles; he hurts too badly to put the signs in the ground, and I can’t push them down enough to stay upright (neither … Continue reading

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That dude had so much pride He tossed all his clothing aside, But to his chagrin The laughter begin He  quickly re-covered his hide! To enter Rashmi’s event:  

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