Trust and Give Thanks —

An ordinary favor we do for someone or any compassionate reaching out may seem to be going nowhere at first, but may be planting a seed we can’t see right now. Sometimes we need to just do the best we … Continue reading

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A Couple of Coincidences ~ an Extra Special Day

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‘Where shall we go on Wednesday,’ I asked hubby last weekend. This led to a discussion: ‘Part of the West Highland Way?’ ~ ‘Too far.’ ‘Leith back towards Queensferry?’ ~ ‘Not sure.’ ‘Up the Lomund Hills or the Largs?’ ~ ‘Might … Continue reading

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Getting the balance right ~ Shake, shake, shake!

Do you ever shed tears watching the news? Suffering abounds from hurricanes to terrorist attacks to mass murders. It is so hard not to feel anxious and depressed about the world and its people at times. Do you think we … Continue reading

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Restoration, healing and the beauty of nature

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We visited Loch Ore Meadows just outside of Lochgelly, Fife today, only a few miles inland from where we live. The Loch and reclaimed landscape surrounding it, was once a site of many collieries, places where many local folks toiled … Continue reading

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In The End We All Become Stories..

What a lovely thought ‘We will all end up becoming stories.’ It got me thinking. I’ve written ‘The Healing Paths of Fife’ which is predominantly my story, so what’s next?
What’s your story today?
Thanks to Pirate Patty for sharing this with us.

Books, Books and More Books!


Thank you for the pity party support yesterday. Turns out they gave me the wrong date and time, so I didn’t have to go to the meeting until next week.

Then my Bestest Friend, OU Boy, took me for some retail therapy. Turns out I just needed a new swimsuit, running shoes and a hat. Who Knew?

I have a ton of reading to do over the next few days, plus finishing up a Human Resource Manual so I got up super early, I’m talking like 6 a.m. and did 6 loads of laundry and folded it and put it away. I have dinner in the crock pot. I’ve made two pitchers of Tea. One good old sweet tea and iced Tazo Sweet Orange. And the biggest thing of all…I ran a mile. I know that doesn’t sound like much, but when you have wonky vision from the corneal transplant…

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Let’s pray for Tolerance, Openness and Understanding

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I was a teacher most of my working life, having the unique experience of influencing the learning and attitudes of children and young adults who spoke a wide variety of languages, were born in as many countries and followed a … Continue reading

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Camera Shy ~ A Wonderful Poem from Sue Vincent ~ It’s so true!

Why is it that on photographs My friends all seem much thinner, While I appear as if I ate an elephant for dinner? My clothing says I’m not too bad, And, with elastication, There’s still a bit of growing room … Continue reading

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