Monthly Archives: May 2018

We Are Never Alone

Dear Reader: Yesterday was a busy church service….it was the Sunday to recognize the conclusion of many achievements from members of the congregation….things like recognizing our teachers, high school and college graduates…even pre-school graduates…yes, you little Andrew. It was also … Continue reading

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What a “Humdinger” of a Wedding!

  Dear Reader: For once in my life…I actually timed watching the royal wedding perfectly…accidentally. Nature called around 6:30 Saturday morning…waking me up…and just as I was about to fall back in bed some sleepy neuron remembered the royal wedding. … Continue reading

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When We Make a “Perfect” Mistake

Dear Reader: When we look back over past mistakes and recognize, in hindsight, that a particular mistake was definitely a personal, teachable lesson…we are satisfied with the knowledge. But, sometimes a mistake can be a “perfect” mistake…I know it sounds … Continue reading

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A Royal Prediction…in the form of a God Wink!

  Dear Reader: There are few people, around the globe, that haven’t heard of Prince Harry and his soon-to-be American bride Meghan. There has been much fanfare leading up to the royal wedding tomorrow…for some maybe too much fanfare. (In … Continue reading

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Always Holding Our Boarding Pass…Not Knowing When the Flight Will Leave

Dear Reader: I recently read a short reading from Awakin.org called “Death Connects Us to Life” (Somik Raha) which made me think about the connection between the beginning and ending of our lives as a perfect circle…we don’t have one … Continue reading

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Spontaneous Acts of Kindness

Dear Reader: Today we hear the term “Random Acts of Kindness” so much that, perhaps at some point, we forget kindness is more than just a random act; it can be a spontaneous thought turned into immediate action. All hesitations … Continue reading

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Living in Joy

Dear Reader: I remember that benchmark moment in my life, when I realized intuitively, that anything said about me and/or my life should include the word JOY after I am gone. Over the years sometimes I have even made a … Continue reading

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Just a Plain Tomato Sandwich!

Dear Reader: The craving started Saturday afternoon, while I was watching A Chef’s Life with Vivian Howard, on PBS. She was talking about heirloom tomatoes and how her body was craving a tomato sandwich (like the kind she grew up … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day in the Grocery Store

Dear Reader: You just never know when a blog is going to jump out at you anywhere, anytime. I must admit I never saw this one coming…and Jennifer didn’t jump out…she just held out her hand and introduced herself…telling me … Continue reading

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When Nothing is Everything…

Dear Reader: I’m back! And as I have thought about our time together on this retreat….I remembered how I had four blogs’ worth of stories, adventures, and legends from the mid-winter Pawley’s Island Ya retreat…this time, however…is definitely different, but … Continue reading

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