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A Wise Old Lady Once Said…

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Trust is Hard Sometimes

I adopted Harry and Sally from a shelter in July. Harry settled in fairly quickly. Sally, not so much. You see, she didn’t trust me. Trust is hard sometimes. Her life at the shelter had been challenging at best. She … Continue reading

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The Man in the White Hat

When you lose a loved one, they warn you that there are many “firsts”. They’re usually referring to the first Christmas, the first Easter, the first party without him/her, the first time you go to church alone. And they are … Continue reading

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The Power of Music

The first few bars of “Beautiful Savior” will bring me to the heart of my faith, and sometimes, the core of my sadness, instantly. Listening to anything by Journey will conjure up the “sparky” side of me and make me … Continue reading

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Sanity Soldiers

It’s been seven months. I sit in my old, flannel robe. Lost the tie years ago, so it’s wrapped tightly around me, kimono-style. Old gym socks on my feet. Arms wrapped around my knees, I huddle on the couch, staring … Continue reading

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Blind Faith

I have been so saddened by the news of those 26 angels that lost their lives at the hands of such evil. It has been hard for me to think of much else these days. I know that I’m not … Continue reading

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Believe!

Dear E, Last December, I vowed to make my 65th year “the best year ever”. I wrote those words in my journal. I promised to get fit. To work less. To start a blog. To spend more time on the … Continue reading

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