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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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Life

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    Off the top of your head how many quotations can you think about ‘Life‘? “Live Life to the full” “Life is what you make it” “Life is too short” “Life is full of possibilities” and one I love … Continue reading

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Embracing a Good Old Fashioned Make Do and Mend Culture

Early on in our new life in Fife we noticed a subtle difference in the way of life here. We needed our garage door fixing and the man came to tell us the bad news that the fixings were obsolete. … Continue reading

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