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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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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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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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Gratitude

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On Facebook today I was drawn to posts saying thank you and people counting their blessings. It was a sentiment I felt the power of today.   Thank you for the rain. Thank you for the evening sunshine over the … Continue reading

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Peace ~ Lord, Make us instruments of your peace

Prayer of St Francis Lord, Make us instruments of your peace, Where there is hatred, let your love increase Lord, make us instruments of your peace, Walls of pride and prejudice shall cease When we are your instruments of peace. … Continue reading

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Perseverance

A wonderful post by ‘The Caged Bird Sings’ No effort is wasted ~ just a stepping stone along an uneven, challenging but beautiful path, if only we pause and breath it in… One fine day you feel that nothing, absolutely … Continue reading

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