Category Archives: friends

Roof Robins

On my morning walk, I noticed several robins atop one of the roofs in our neighborhood. They chattered happily sounding glad to be alive. The spotting of robins reminded me of when we all eagerly waited for the first sign … Continue reading

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Happy Valentine’s Day !!

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Feeling cowardly or courageous?

How do you handle bad news? Or news that could potentially be negative? Do you fuss and fume for days on end like I am inclined to do? I’m programmed to ask my family and friends for prayer. Even that … Continue reading

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Beauty and Majesty on Mackinac Island

I just returned from a dream-come-true mini vacation. Three days on Mackinac Island, located in the State of Michigan between the states’s upper and Lower Peninsula. The island is a national historic landmark and a motor-free environment since 1898. Only … Continue reading

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Water your own grass

“Give thanks in all circumstances, for this is God’s will for you in Christ Jesus” — 1 Thessalonians 5:18. “I am calling you to a life of thankfulness. I want all your moments to be punctuated with thanksgiving” — Jesus … Continue reading

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Time to withdraw?

“Life’s roughest storms prove the strength of our anchors.” Going through a rough patch right now? Possibly your creativity has all but stopped. Maybe life seems unfair as you battle depression, a job loss, or rejections from numerous publications? Has … Continue reading

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Comfort one another

“Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the … Continue reading

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Red Door

Moss covered walls Adorn stone blocks Brightly painted door opens wide Beckoning “Come inside” Who knows where The passageway might lead Palm tree laden down Carries fruit of the vine Hovering over inviting arch Will you risk walking in? To … Continue reading

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Unplugged for 15 days

You’ve probably wondered where I’ve been the last couple of weeks — 15 days of being “unplugged” from Internet and cell phones. Yes, I said 15 days & I must say except for the first 2-3 days of nervous withdrawal, … Continue reading

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Friendships & books

There are no faster or firmer friendships than those formed between people who love the same books. Irving Stone The author of The Agony and the Ecstasy, born in 1903.

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