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Funny Notices

Snarky notes have healing power! Well, OK, laughter has healing power, and snarky notes–not the mean ones, but the clever, sardonic, even slightly absurd ones–are very good at producing laughter. So read on! Click on any image to enlarge it, or … Continue reading

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Can’t Choose Just One Word? Combine ‘Em!

Portmanteau. Yeah, I know, you’re thinking, “I was there once! It’s on the French Riviera, right?” Sorry, Jacques, non. A portmanteau is a new word created by mashing together two (or more) pre-existing words. For example, I’m going to write … Continue reading

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Be Swift to Listen

“Let everyone be swift to listen, and slow to speak…” ~James 1:19 “For those who restrain their lips are wise.” ~Proverbs 10:19 ∴

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Minted

Originally posted on a rambling collective:
This story was first published on the Dime Show Review website. Photo by Shane Avery on Unsplash We thought it was a game. A competition. Training. Preparation for the future.??Every week, we got a…

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Good Gifts

Early in the book version of Peter Pan, Wendy’s father is jealous of the family’s beloved dog Nana. He plays a mean-spirited prank on her. And then when the children are dismayed, he complains bitterly, “Much good it is my … Continue reading

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A Tribute Written For One of My Favorite Poets

Originally posted on Paul's Poetry Playground:
You may be familiar with my series of beau présents recently written as tributes to my favorite poets that I have been posting on this blog lately. Well, the poem I am posting…

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A girl named, sincerely

Originally posted on t r e f o l o g y:
I used to know a girl named, Sincerely. When she moved away, I tried to write her a letter to express all the things in my heart. It was…

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Daylight Shavings

Don’t forget to set your clocks back, and your hearts forward. I’ll save this daylight in a jar And let it out the coming spring That way I’ll know it can’t get far Complete control, yes, that’s the thing But what … Continue reading

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Hope Springs

Originally posted on Ali :
No matter how bleak the winter No matter how bare the tree Still, in spring, each twig Dreams big. Silver tips Bud, Unfurl: Emerald curl; In sure belief of summer’s sun, yet to come, A verdant…

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Expectancy is the Atmosphere for Miracles

Originally posted on See, there's this thing called biology…:
Yeah! Now that’s what I’m talking about. So, expectancy is part of what enables us to  know God, to sense His presence, to hear His voice. I like the little…

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