Monthly Archives: July 2020

God Lives in an Unrestricted Time Zone

Dear Reader: When I came across this title banner…I had to laugh to myself. I might be in the cockpit as time is flying but there is definitely another pilot beside me watching me drive the plane while He looks … Continue reading

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What Makes It Hard…Your Life Mattered!

Dear Reader: In a story I was reading earlier in the week the main character had recently lost her mother in a tragic accident. She kept waiting for time to heal….but, unexpectedly, a memory of her mother would reappear out … Continue reading

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Common Sense Camp

Dear Reader: I love reading about different ideas in “Spotlight on Kindness” that pops up on my iPhone every week. They have such wonderful stories and ideas…it restores my faith in humanity. I loved this true story of one family … Continue reading

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Finding “Sacred” in the Ordinary

Dear Reader: Sometimes the ‘sacred’ among the ordinary is such a fixture in our lives we forget just how beautiful it really is… Case in point: When I first laid eyes on the ‘The old rugged (wooden) cross’ I instantly … Continue reading

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Understanding That “Nothing” is Something

Dear Reader: I was, admittedly, at one time the clutter queen. Everything around me was full of something…and most of those somethings were useless…just taking up space. I must have driven mother nuts…since she was just the opposite…she was a … Continue reading

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It’s Time for More “Moodling”!

Dear Reader: Don’t we (or at least) we know of… people who spend so much of their lives…talking about how ‘one day they are going to do this or that’ or “change their life…if  they ever can find the time.’ … Continue reading

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A “Gilded Lily”…Not Necessary But So Appreciated!

Dear Reader: I have heard the expression “Gilding the lily” but was never quite sure what it meant. I decided to research the expression and discovered that the eytymology of the phrase… has been altered from its first original line … Continue reading

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“Don’t Worry…Be Happy!”

Dear Reader: Only, we humans, have the ambiguous “luxury” of worrying. Animals know, instinctively, that there is no security in life and thus live it moment to moment… with little thought to the future. (unless “squirreling away nuts!) 🙂 Whereas … Continue reading

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“Did You Have Fun Growing Old?”

Dear Reader: I am presently reading a delightful novel by Susan Wiggs, one of my favorite summer go-to-authors. Her latest book, The Lost and Found Bookshop is perhaps my favorite. The story is about starting over…and the enduring question in-point … Continue reading

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Rich in the Every Day of Life

(Thoreau’s Cabin in the Woods…On Walden Pond-Artist-Don Barne) Dear Reader: My senior year in high school…I either took an extra elective course or perhaps signed up for  some kind of club…but it was an extra literary look at the great … Continue reading

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