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Living on the “Wild Side”

Dear Reader: While browsing through one of my favorite books, The To-Be List, co-authors, Randall and Walter, selected “Be Wild” as one of the “being” categories of feelings we should experience in life. The message wasn’t suggesting everyone live on the … Continue reading

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Highlight the Beauty Within the Ordinary

Dear Reader: While flipping through a magazine in one of my medical appointment waiting rooms…I came across an article talking about a style of life / decorating known as “Wabi-Sabi.” It is a Japanese term/expression that encourages “us to appreciate … Continue reading

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Summerville….”A Plethora of Petals”

Dear Reader: I was  happy to see an unexpected vine dangling a gorgeous cobalt-colored morning glory’s petals (the other morning)… down from the top of the fence. It looked like an artist had added the beautiful bloom at the last … Continue reading

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Finding the “MORE” in “There’s More to Life.”

Dear Reader: When I saw these three pretty purple Mexican petunias blooming one morning I thought about the three guiding principles in my own life…Spirit, Faith, and Heart. The spirit of God leads me every day through tests of faith … Continue reading

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A Lesson in Sharing… with Corn

  Dear Reader: A few days ago I read a most wonderful, thought-provoking article on the power of sharing…using corn as the example. I will never look at corn exactly the same again. (Resource: Awakin Weekly: “My Neighbor’s Corn“…by Naren … Continue reading

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These Swirling Days of Random Thoughts…Anticipation!

Dear Reader: In the excitement of getting ready for my Maine trip I find myself scattering thoughts behind me like squirrels randomly scattering acorns. I have started  several different endeavors- getting halfway through them before starting something else like…half-packing my … Continue reading

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Birthdays Are Never About the Candles

Dear Reader: Yesterday I got this birthday card from Marcia…and it had the perfect  message inside…a good reminder to all of us: Birthdays aren’t about counting candles, but about counting every happiness in your life. The more I thought about … Continue reading

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