Category Archives: wisdom


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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Renovating Rooms – and Relationships

We’ve been busy around our house lately. Some days were so busy that we scarcely had time to do more than eat, hammer, paint and sleep. We’ve been up to our eyeballs in renovations since we came back from Cuba … 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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This Little Light…

My heart aches for the people who are walking through such devastation these days…my prayers are with you all, those who have lost everything, those who need strength and courage to carry on, and for all the first responders, rescue … 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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Memory Mantras – Eat Chocolate…Change Focus

No matter how hard we try, no matter how diligent we might be, there are still days that just suck. There are days when the crap just pours down on us and gets flung at us from all directions and … Continue reading

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