Monthly Archives: March 2018

When H O P E fades, Make a “Sublime” Choice to “Simply” Add Color

Dear Reader: Yesterday was a crazy day, weather-wise…it went from cloudy, to sunny to cloudy again as if teasing us…and finally the thunder boomers, that had been predicted most of the day… rolled in around mid-afternoon. They were loud and … Continue reading

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Becoming “Practitioners of Wonder”

  Dear Reader: Welcome Spring! So good to see you again! ” I come to the garden alone, while the dew is still on the roses; And the voice I hear, falling on my ear, The Son of God discloses. Refrain: … Continue reading

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Small Acts Matter Most

Dear Reader: Lately the garden has been calling me back again and again…As much as I have professed disliking raking…for the past several days I have been raking portions of the entire garden. It will take several more days…(I choose … Continue reading

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The Window of Happiness

Dear Reader: Aren’t windows happy items by nature? Simply because they let the light in? I read the other day a quote that I liked…(I think it was from a window retail outfit…still the message rang true) that I can … Continue reading

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A Pawleys Sea Shell…Waves Back!

Dear Reader: The nicest thing about God Winks is when they come from another source I probably never would have connected with…(unless I had decided to write a daily blog one day way back in 2010.) Yesterday I received the … Continue reading

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“Everything Leans to the Light”

Dear Reader: Every time I look out, onto the front yard, from the porch, I notice how my Bradford Pear leans (slanted-ly) to the right. My neighbor’s oak tree’s branches grow over my driveway and block the Bradford Pear branches … Continue reading

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Finding Ourselves in Yellow Highlights

Dear Reader: I think I mentioned a couple of days ago that I got so excited reading Kent Nerburg’s Simple Graces that I stopped reading and ran to get my yellow highlighter marker. When finished…the book looked like it originally … Continue reading

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Finding Faith and Hope in the Small Corners of Our lives

Dear Reader: I got the deck cleaned off yesterday…it was a chilly start with frost…but warmed up nicely…especially in the early afternoon hours…I just wanted to curl up and take a nap on one of the lounge chairs. Instead I … Continue reading

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“How Do You Know It’s Me?”

Dear Reader: One of my favorite authors, Madeleine L’Engle’s, works are in demand again with the release of  A Wrinkle in Time…a popular children’s book turned into a movie.  She used the “story as a redemptive act” about her own father’s death … Continue reading

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“Let There Be Light”

Dear Reader: Yesterday I left for Sunday School early so I could try and catch my young confirmation partner… whom I am mentoring… during her faith journey. Since I was out of town last Sunday… during one of the scheduled … Continue reading

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