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Reflections

Life throws us some very difficult challenges. Some days, it’s so hard to stay positive.   I know that I’m not alone in this, but sometimes, it can feel that way.   This morning, I ask God to bless Shaun … Continue reading

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A Wise Old Lady Once Said…

Go to where love is, not where it is supposed to be.

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I Know How You Feel

We are all really so much the same. We all have trials and tribulations. We all have moments of pure joy and happiness. That is what I think I had hoped to share in yesterday’s post, “Answers to My Prayers”. … Continue reading

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A Miracle, Perhaps?

I asked my husband, Walt, what came to mind for him on Memorial Day? It was the year 1945. World War II was nearing an end, but Don, 23 years old at the time, didn’t know that yet. He and … Continue reading

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Reflection in the Looking Glass

I’ve been working up my courage to write this post for some time now…the courage my mother always had. I remember that night, lying in bed, my sister by my side, both of us staring at the ceiling with our … Continue reading

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Cheese Sandwiches and Hostess Cupcakes!

Cypress Tree, Carmel, California Painting by Fran Estacio Thank God for the ability to hold on to our memories. How shallow our lives would be if we were not able to. Our memories allow us to relive sweet moments that … Continue reading

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Cream Until Fluffy

A relatively new friend emailed me yesterday, and said that one of my posts reminded her of a wonderful old friend, the memories they had made together, and that she had lost touch with her over the years. Here is … Continue reading

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For Better or Worse, Richer or Poorer, in Sickness…

My great-grandfather built the house in 1872, in Stony Point, Michigan.  My grandfather was a farmer. He worked his father’s farm, along side his dad, and they grew vegetables together. He made a meager living by selling the vegetables from … Continue reading

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The Lord’s Prayer, My Way!

My father had the most beautiful singing voice. He sang during World War II for the troops in a traveling USO musical called “Winged Victory”. I have a photo of him putting his stage makeup on with Mario Lanza and … Continue reading

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Is that the Pastor’s Wife in the Bar?

My husband sleeps, this Easter morn. We can’t go to church, and I will miss praising our Father with all of our good friends. All is prepared for the family meal, later on, so I sit, and think, and wonder. … Continue reading

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