Monthly Archives: June 2019

We’re Never the Same

Dear Reader: Yesterday afternoon I went to my mailbox and there were two envelopes inside from two wonderful friends….’How thoughtful!’ I thought to myself…since both were note card sizes with handwritten addresses on them that I immediately recognized. I opened … Continue reading

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Draw Near

Dear Reader: How many times did I hear my grandmother remind me to “Draw nigh to God and He will draw nigh to you…”? (James 4:8) I think “Nigh” was my first “Biblical” word that I understood to mean near…just … Continue reading

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The Endless Possibilities of Following the Path of a “Phrase Finder”

  Dear Reader: Every day as I look out my window (each morning) while pulling up my blog post  to  see if it popped up bright and early at 6:00 a.m. on schedule…I find myself mesmerized at the beauty beside … Continue reading

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Rest… It is God-Given to Remind Us We Are Finite and Need to be Restored

Dear Reader: Have you ever wondered why God purposefully chose to add a day of rest at the end of creation… when He, Himself, never grows weary?… It is because we were created “finite”…not “infinite” like God… and being finite … Continue reading

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Six Degrees of Separation on Father’s Day

Dear Reader: This is the only picture I have of me being in a photo with my father…and for that reason I treasure it even more. (I love you daddy and miss you every day of my life!) One of … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being There…

Dear Reader: As I came across a story, the other day, about the importance of being there for someone in distress or an emergency situation….memories from the past flooded my mind. *But before I tell my story…let me share the … Continue reading

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“WOW!” The Power to Move a Heart

Dear Reader: I am always touched by Steve Hartman’s human interest stories but last week’s touched me even more than usual…it shows how one moment of musical “magic” can touch a child who had been labeled “untouchable” and uncommunicative. The … Continue reading

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Becoming Who We Were Meant to Be with Help from God’s Messengers

Dear Reader: This beautiful piece of prose by Nikita Gill reminds us of all the roles we have played with a diversity of personalities within us….that have taken a lifetime to mold …and if we are really lucky…our clay remains … Continue reading

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“A Life Well Loved…”

Dear Reader: At the stage of life I am living presently…I have been given time to mull over so many accumulated memories that collectively represent a “life well loved.” I know this deep down in my heart and soul…and no … Continue reading

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When a “Break” and a “Cut” Change Your Garden Pause Moment

Dear Reader: Yesterday I planted more lantana early in the morning and it was a good thing…because it poured on and off from lunch time on…buckets and buckets of showers came down. It was the perfect day for cat naps…like … Continue reading

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