Category Archives: meaning

Fumbling Through Despair…Changing Lanes

[Warning: This is not a travel blog, nor is it upbeat or bubbly or glib. I’ve been stuck in a deep despair over the past week and am fumbling my through it, looking for answers.] This is the third, and I … Continue reading

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Fumbling Through Despair…Fumbling Through the Consequences

Warning: This is not a travel blog, nor is it upbeat or bubbly or glib. I’m in a painful place these days and need to fumble my way through it, looking for hope and answers. This is a continuation of yesterday’s … Continue reading

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Fumbling Through Despair, Finding Hope

Warning: This is not a travel blog, nor is it upbeat or bubbly or glib. I’m in a painful place these days and need to fumble my way through it, looking for hope. One of the most confounding, painful, difficult things … Continue reading

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A Tribute to All Who “Show Up” to Live Each Day

I originally posted this in my Gratitude Blog, but wanted to share it here too. It’s a tribute to my friend Ruth and countless others in my life and in the world at large who have taught me so much about … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Final Word – A Very Long Backstory

This post has come out of several days of praying and pondering. There are no pictures. And I apologize for the length of it, but it comes from my heart. A Very Long Backstory (why we go to Cuba) When … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 7 – More Misc Memories

It’s hard to believe that we’ve been back a little over two weeks already. We’re still adjusting to being home, and still missing our friends and the laid-back life we were enjoying during our stay there…silly things like swimming in … Continue reading

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Cuba 2014 – Part 5 – Flower Power

Those of you who know me know how much I love flowers. Flowers are one of my favourite symbols of life and resurrection. Flowers constantly remind me to open my eyes to see and cherish the beauty all around me. … Continue reading

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