It is all Good!

Yesterday I received a phone call – no writers, it wasn’t that call – this one was even better! This phone call helped my breathing and made me feel a zillion pounds lighter! Omg – I still think I will take off floating any minute now, I feel so light.…

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Sunday Sayings

“Julia (Child) taught me what it takes to find your way in the world. It’s not what I thought it was. I thought it was all about – I don’t know, confidence or will or luck. Those are all some good things to have, no question. But there’s something else,…

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What CAN you do?

I’ve liked this quote by Theodore Roosevelt for a long time … “Do what you can with what you have where you are.” That thought helped carry me through many seasons – Finding a spiritual identity outside the boxes of my past Begin walk/running at age 28 (never exercised before)…

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Writer’s Write

“Writer’s write.” This is one of the pieces of advice Donald Miller gave today. He gave a speech, followed with a question/answer time at the Abilene Christian University Summit. It was streamed live online and I watched most of it. During the Q&A time, one question was, “What advice do…

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Chocolate and God

God gave us…

God gave us the sun and the stars and the winds, and people worshiped the sun and the stars and the winds, instead of the God who made them.

 Then God gave us the Law (in the Bible) and people worshiped the Law instead of the God who…

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Interruptions

Do you ever interrupt someone in a conversation? Please say yes, because I don’t want to be alone. If you’ve ever had a conversation with me, you might know that I interrupt at times, especially if it’s something I feel passionate about – can be either positive or negative. Sometimes…

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Time Heals?

When a tragedy happens, the popular saying “Time heals” is heard many times. I used to say it myself. But I’ve come to the conclusion that saying is incomplete. Time alone does not always heal. My expanded version is – “Time heals, along with proper care to yourself and love…

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A Speck of Dirt

I ignore the vibrating phone in my pocket as I chat with two friends. Thirty seconds later, I feel it again. I don’t want to interrupt the conversation, so I multi-task and pull it out while staying focused on what my friend is saying. A quick glance tells me its…

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Day by Day

I groan as I head to physical therapy – again. Following surgery on my foot, I’m only two weeks into a two-month process and the exercises are already tedious. Forty times left, forty times right, up and down, around in circles – I won’t bore you with all the details…

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Use of Time

The average life expectancy worldwide is 67 Macau (in China) is 84 United States is 78 The lowest, Swaziland, is 39 There’s an enormous gap of 45 years between the highest and lowest countries. Wow, people in Macau live over twice as long as people in Swaziland. Interesting – but…

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