Monthly Archives: March 2019

Cloudy, Chilly…Nonetheless Spring Arrived!

Dear Reader: I had to go get “Pinkie” (my faithful old pink robe) from off the back of my bedroom door to write the blog yesterday…it is the first day of spring and downright cold for us low country residents. … Continue reading

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Out of Adversity Comes Advocacy

Dear Reader: I was just thinking the other day that when we all face different adversities along our path through life we are also given the opportunity to dig a little deeper inside ourselves to find the healing grace we … Continue reading

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“Let the Beauty of What You Love Be What You Do”

Dear Reader: When I read the title quote for today’s blog (Rumi) I knew this is what I wanted to address today… because every day when I wake up I have the opportunity to discover something new and exciting. For … Continue reading

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Respecting Personal Space with God Within Us

Dear Reader: With so much personal family going-on’s around St. Patrick’s Day I didn’t really have time to talk much about St. Patrick himself this year. Yesterday my pastor, Jeff Kackley, decided to do some research himself on the life … Continue reading

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It’s Never Too Late to Bloom

Dear Reader: One of my favorite things is mailboxes covered with flowering vines or small shrubs…. my most favorite is our own state flower on top of mailboxes…the yellow jessamine vine. It is very popular this time of the year … Continue reading

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Stormy Weather Brought Me Back Home

Dear Reader: I am back home safe and sound…getting in a little after nine last night. I got to Lincolnville before the rains hit and believe me they hit. Crossing the bridges, however, was spectacular because the lightning ┬áliterally lit … Continue reading

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A “Pocket Kindness” Story

Dear Reader: This true story of a ‘random act of kindness’ re-enforces my belief that every thing in life does happen for a reason…and that reason connects us to others and the universe simultaneously. Resource: Circles of Kindness from Around … Continue reading

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“And Now in Age…I Bud Again”

Dear Reader: The quote in the title comes from George Herbert (1633)…an amazingly insightful poet, who metaphorically saw his aging life through a beautiful bud on an old flower that looked like it was dead… more than once..but now had … Continue reading

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“A Love of Reading”

Dear Reader: As a teacher, when I came across this story, and the desire this young boy, Matthew, had to read anything he could get his hands on…I was touched. ( *And the generosity of the American people, as well … Continue reading

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Small Acts of Kindness Really Can be Just Small

Dear Reader: When it comes to thinking of a small act of kindness to do on any day that comes along…a small act can go a long way. When I read this little short idea…I thought to myself how simple … Continue reading

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