Category Archives: Peace

Make Yourself At Home

Evening Prayer “Lord, my mind is scattery today. Toxic. I don’t like it and have been trying to ‘think a better thought’ but not getting very far.” I manage to quiet my scattered brain and stay centred in the silence for … 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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A good friend posted this on my Facebook wall today, and I wanted to share it here…with a wish for a merry, happy, holy, safe Christmas for all who pass this way, and wishes for safe, happy, healthy passage through … Continue reading

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Introverts Explained: Why We Love You But Need to Get Away From You

Originally posted on space2live:
I am told our desire to get away from everyone every now and again and again is perplexing and sometimes painful to extroverts. They don’t understand how we could enjoy being alone, period. Even more…

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Monday Meanderings

Well, it’s Monday afternoon, and I want to write so badly, but darned if I can think of anything to write about today. Oh, there’s lots going on in the world. Many many sad things, many devastating events going on … Continue reading

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Tendrils of Growing Gratitude

I haven’t always been able to muster gratitude. In fact, gratitude was the last thing on my mind whenever I was wallowing in the quicksands of despair and depression. The concept of being grateful “for even this” was beyond my … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Real Rest is the Best:
“Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, “Prove that you are a good person.” Another voice says, “You’d better be ashamed of yourself.” There  also is a…

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