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Saving Ourselves from Ourselves

When I contemplate the horrific events of the suicidal crashing of Flight 9525, I can’t but help to see a tragic irony.  In our attempt to protect ourselves from the “outside people” who can do us harm, we built a … Continue reading

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Hope is a Responsibility

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Hope…to have hope…to live hope…to be hope…to lose hope. Hope is a BIG word…a BIG idea. Hope can lift a soul from the depths of despair. Hope can help one persevere through a…

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Drop Every Leaf

Drop every leaf  Winter is on its way.  Lighten your load before the days become shorter  And the daylight reduces its illumination.  The weight of winter snows can be heavy to bear.  If the leaves of fall continue to cling … Continue reading

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Grieving Tomatoes: A New Reality of Our Time

The other day, at the supermarket, as I scanned the tomatoes for something ripe, a woman stepped up and said “It’s a shame.   This generation will never know what it’s like to taste a good tomato”.  She was mature in … Continue reading

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Oh good…It’s only two

Yes, this was my absolute first thought after seeing the first headlines coming out about the shooting at Arapahoe High School in Colorado on Friday 12/13/13.  I know that by writing these thoughts I might be hated and called callous … Continue reading

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Gratitude is more than an Attitude

Gratitude…it’s one of the words that we use over and over to express our appreciation for what we have in our lives whether it’s tangible or intangible.  We are taught to have an “attitude of gratitude” as a way of … Continue reading

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Decisions…The Threads of Our Tapestry

“No trumpets sound when the important decisions of our life are made. Destiny is made known silently.” Agnes De Mille I absolutely love this quote.  How many times has following through on your decisions been influenced by the need to … Continue reading

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Help is not a Four Letter Word

H…E…L…P… I don’t know about you, but when I utter those four little letters together as the word they’re meant to spell, it’s like chewing on broken glass.  Why is it so hard for some of us, including myself, to … Continue reading

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Pause just a moment…

No matter your political party or which candidate you are voting for, I would encourage each of you to say a prayer for or send a peaceful thought to each of the candidates who have had the courage to stand … Continue reading

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Hope is a Responsibility

Hope…to have hope…to live hope…to be hope…to lose hope. Hope is a BIG word…a BIG idea. Hope can lift a soul from the depths of despair. Hope can help one persevere through a crisis. Hope can calm, soothe and inspire. … Continue reading

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