Tag Archives: love

Happy Friday the 13th!

Do You Suffer from friggatriskaidekaphobia? Say what? Friggatriskaidekaphobia, “Fear of Friday the 13th,” comes from: Frigga = Friday – from the Old English “Frige’s Day,” named for the Norse goddess Frigg, Thor’s mother (kind of—Odin has some ‘splaining to do) … Continue reading

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Person to Person

How often do we get stuck on numbers (I know I do), thinking that unless we can sweep across the land like good deed crop dusters, eradicating all pain and suffering (or ignorance, or violence, or?) there is no point … Continue reading

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Greedy Love

As of today, my wife Trudy and I have been married 32 years. I’m greedy for 32 more. Last week, without premeditation, we revisited many of the places that live in our memory. We’d flown to L.A. from our current … Continue reading

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Unleashed

Lily, a six year old Great Dane, had lost both of her eyes due to a rare medical condition. She’d also lost the will to live. Until one day… …another Great Dane named Maddison came into her life. He soon … Continue reading

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Don’t Love Yourself!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to…

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Love is Inconvenient

“Love suffers long, it is kind and does not envy…it is not easily provoked and keeps no record of wrongs. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. It never fails. Only three things will last forever: … Continue reading

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Make Me an Instrument

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” ~Matthew 5:9

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