Tag Archives: love

Reflections on a royal wedding and the power in love

“There’s power in love.” The Most Rev. Michael Bruce Curry Getting up to watch the royal wedding of Harry and Meghan was easy, as I am an early riser. Plus, being an anglophile, I just had to watch. Of course, I … Continue reading

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Love is patient and kind … it is not arrogant or rude

My friend and mentor, Elaine Ambrose, has recently returned from a writing retreat in Ireland. A post she wrote resonated with me, and reminded me of conversations shared with locals on our trip to Italy. “Why are all the Americans … Continue reading

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Autumn, Grief and Season of Change

Life is a season of change… This morning I had the privilege of watching my granddaughters before school started. It was a “late start day,” which used to cause me some angst in the mornings. I know it messes up … Continue reading

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On friendship and letting go

For the past few days, I have purposely limited the time I have spent on social media. My boycott started out innocently enough – it was a beautiful day to be outside, planting flowers and pulling weeds. Good for the … Continue reading

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Sharing life with a dear neighbor

  “A good neighbor increases the value of your property.” – Czech proverb   We just wrapped up spirit week, and tonight is the last football game of the season, which means if you are a senior on a varsity … Continue reading

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Love Will Keep Us Together???

“Love will keep us together.” – hit song by The Captain and Tennille Thirty-nine years. And it is over. My heart is breaking for Captain and Tennille, (Daryl  Dragon and Toni Tennille) who are divorcing after nearly four decades of marriage. … Continue reading

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The “Perfect” Christmas

per·fect – adjective -ˈpərfikt/ 1. having all the required or desirable elements, qualities, or characteristics; as good as it is possible to be. My morning routine includes watching the news headlines before I head out the door. This morning, Christmas … Continue reading

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Straight from heaven – a message from Dad

Given the current climate of our country, and our world, anxiety seems pretty high these days. I know I am not alone. For me, I can toss in mid-life adjustments, family circumstances and an insanely busy schedule to the big … Continue reading

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This one’s for you, Dad

There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under the heavens… Ecclesiastes 3:1 My favorite time of year is upon us. School is starting to wind down, the weather has been spectacular, and the strawberries are beginning … Continue reading

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Making time to smell the flowers

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – A.A. Milne Reading my dear friend and mentor’s blog the other day made me sit and reflect on Mother’s Day and flower giving. Cindy’s blog, (found on my BlogRoll and … Continue reading

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