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DEAR LORD HEAR MY PRAYER

It was early Monday morning when I got the call. A frantic call. A call that would change and break my heart. The caller, my brother-in-law, short words; she is in the ambulance, they can’t revive her. That was all.  “They can’t revive her.”  Stunned, what was happening? My youngest sister? No, it can’t be! Got up, wandered around in […]

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SNUG AS A BUG IN A RUG SUNDAY

Today, the temperatures dropped a lot! It went from cold to warm, then to freezing temps with a real feel of minus two.  I am not afraid to say, that even in my cozy home, I was still cold.  It was a slipper socks and slippers kind of day. As I am getting older, the cold really bothers me.  Today, […]

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SENTIMENTAL SWEET DAD SATURDAY

It is snowing, and I am feeling sentimental about a man who made a big difference in my life. A man who loved dogs, and living in the country. A man who believed in hard work and helping others. A man who endured illnesses throughout his life, and a man with the brownest of brown eyes. A man I am proud […]

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A DREAM, A BEAR, AND A RED CARDINAL

Did you ever have a dream that seemed as real as the day is long?  This story is about a dream; a dream I dreamed over twenty-four years ago, a dream that came to mind today for some unknown reason.  In fact, it was like a familiar story playing over and over in my mind. Now, this might sound strange, […]

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TENDER WORDS THURSDAY

One of my favorite Proverbs is: Kind words are like honey-sweet to the taste and good for your heart. Sometimes when we are having a bad day, kind words are hard to find. Sometimes our words are driven by the emotions we are feeling at the moment. Sometimes we do not fully realize how those words can make another feel. […]

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WONDERFUL PRAYER WEDNESDAY

 Today was overcast and cold but none the less pleasant. I stayed in and continued to undress, so to speak, two more of my many trees. In my Victorian home, I have many windows that bring in light, even on a gray day. As I worked in two of the rooms, I thought about the people who walked past my […]

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THANKFUL TENDER TUESDAY

This morning, as I was taking down one of my trees, something grabbed my attention.  I actually walked to the window and listened. There around my bird feeder was a beautiful gathering of birds. Some were eating, and some were perched on the railing of my deck singing their little hearts out. It brought a smile to my face. And right […]

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