Monthly Archives: January 2016

“Lions and Tigers and Bears…OH MY!”

Dear Reader: How many of our fears are based in actuality and how many in rumors and hearsay? Even the  wonderful God-given gift of imagination can turn into our enemy when imploded into fear through self-infliction. Do you remember where … Continue reading

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The Author of Life

Dear Reader: For the past two days I have been attending a women’s conference in Mt. Pleasant… called Chosen/Twenty16. Mollie attended it last year and felt so uplifted that she wanted to share it with me this year….a loving gesture … Continue reading

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The Garden is Running Out of Snooze Buttons…

Dear Reader: The signs of early spring are already starting to reveal themselves in my garden and yard in mid-winter. The short nap, for several flowering plants and vines, is coming to an abrupt end….Soon there will be no more … Continue reading

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“Dare to be Happy…”

Dear Reader: For too much of my life I thought happiness must always be traded or exchanged for sadness or sorrow. Then when the sadness and sorrow had passed I felt I had earned the right to be happy again. Many … Continue reading

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Looking in the Mirror at a Different Angle

Dear Reader: Isn’t it strange how the angle of a view in a mirror changes everything? Normally I sit in the dining chair, closest to the kitchen… which means my back is to this mirror while eating. But yesterday I … Continue reading

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“Every Nook and Cranny”

Dear Reader: Haven’t we all heard the expression “every nook and cranny?”  It is certainly an expression I use a lot since I lose things a lot…like car keys. I used to leave sunglasses at everyone’s house but then I … Continue reading

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A Powerful Meaning Emerging from “Touchstone”

Dear Reader: Yesterday in our Sunday School class, Linda Carson, announced that an epiphany had come to her concerning the search for a new name for our particular class. Much discussion had preceded the term “touchstone” offered up by a … Continue reading

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