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A Personal Day

One day last week I had the opportunity for 6 hours all to myself. As a stay-at-home mom that doesn’t happen very often. So, I made a list of things I wanted to accomplish with high hopes of getting all of them done. Of course, that didn’t happen, but I did have a full day!…
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Holding a grudge

In December I let go of a grudge that I had been holding for 15 years. I ran into the person and just decided I was going to forgive him and let it go. I can not tell you how good that felt. I instantly felt so much lighter. I have no idea if he…
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Our Purpose

As I look back on 2007 and look forward to 2008, I think this quote from Oswald Spengler says it all. May you find purpose in your life and use it for good. “This is our purpose: to make as meaningful as possible this life that has been bestowed upon us, …to live in such…
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Time

“Time is a dressmaker specializing in alterations.” Faith Baldwin You may look at your life right now and think, this isn’t really what I had in mind. Or maybe your life is better than you could have ever imagined. I think this quote says a lot about how each of us adjusts to what life…
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Quotes from the Great Mysterious

I recently read the book “Welcome to the Great Mysterious” by Lorna Landvik. There were some parts of the book that I loved so much, I wanted to rewrite them here. From “Welcome to the Great Mysterious”… There are many kinds of love and many kinds of true love. Above all and what should be…
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Mary, Mother of Jesus

As our family has been thinking of Christmas and reading the Christmas story, I began thinking more and more about Mary and her very important role in the Christmas story. I wanted to share some of my thoughts with you and how Mary and Joseph’s faith applies to each one of us. The following is…
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A beginning

I have kept a journal for a long time, but most of the entries are too personal for public reading. But, I do have thoughts and ideas that I think others may benefit from time to time. So, after a lot of thought, I have decided to start a blog. No one may read it,…
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