Monthly Archives: February 2019

True Success

“May you be so successful that people attribute all kinds of things to you that you never actually said!” ~Albert Einstein But seriously…  May you know and live out the purpose for which you were made. “Many are the plans in … Continue reading

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How Animals Teach Us to be Human

Part One The animals I’ve loved have taught me far more than I’ve taught them. For example: Animal behaviorists say that cats are loners. And this is sometimes mistaken for proof that cats don’t care. False. I know this because … Continue reading

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But Did He Love Me?

I chose to write this true Valentine’s Day story about a favorite relative in first person in order to retain the impact it had on me. I was never sure if he loved me. I mean right off, Burt liked … Continue reading

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But, what of the end?

Originally posted on A Cornered Gurl:
Courtesy of CBS News/End of The World Images Will it come with fire and brimstone? Fearful children running alongside their parents– Threatened to be charred while in motion. Can we expect it as if…

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Unwelcome Stranger

Dear friends, this is a bit sardonic. I write in this manner not to trivialize a difficult issue, but to make what I believe is a vital point. MAN: Judge, I’d like to kill the woman living in my house. … Continue reading

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My Leap of Life

You’re caught in a blinding blizzard and you reach the edge of a cliff. The way back is death. The way forward is unknowable. And so you leap, hoping—without evidence—that you will land on something, rather than plunge into the … Continue reading

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Blessed to be a Blessing

“It is more blessed to give than to receive” (Acts 20:35). But it is also a blessing to learn how to receive. Many of us spend our lives blessing ourselves–striving to make sure all of our own needs (real and … Continue reading

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