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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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Failure

Failure is the fertilizer that feeds success. It stinks and is unpleasant to handle, but without it success is unattainable.

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Wednesday Weirdness

Originally posted on bluebird of bitterness:
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Tips for Writers: Love the Burn

The key to building muscles, oddly enough, is to regularly and repeatedly expose yourself to pain. Not too much, not too little. Too much—torn muscles, tendonitis, bone spurs—is bad news. Too little is no news at all. Muscles grow when … Continue reading

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Happy Sprinter!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Uncertain spring, no longer winter. Transition’s the only permanent thing. So why should we wait to lift up our hearts? Let us huddle together and celebrate Sprinter! ⇔ ⇔ ⇔ “To be interested in the…

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