Category Archives: America

SILENT SATURDAY

My post today is intended for me, myself and I. I’ve been known to fly off the handle from time to time. I don’t do it often, but when I do, it’s time to put my own thinking to bed, … Continue reading

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WHAT A WEEK!!!!!!!

This has been an unusually crazy week. Last Friday I masked up and ventured out to buy some candy to pass out to any would be trick or treaters. I decided to choose something I like, because I knew I’d … Continue reading

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THROW BACK THURSDAY – MY GREAT GRANDPARENTS

Today is Throw Back Thursday. I chose to pull this picture out today, because I wonder what these two would think of our country in its current state. They were a wonderful couple – one that meant stability to me. … Continue reading

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WAIT A LITTLE LONGER

MATTHEW 26:36 ESV “Then Jesus went with them to a place called Gethsemane, and he said to his disciples, “Sit here, while I go over there and pray.” A single stream of silver light shone upon Him. giving a faint … Continue reading

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WHEN WILL IT END

This election may be the first in the history of the United States that is not settled by the people. In fact, this election was set up long before the campaign ads began, when a nonpolitical candidate entered the mix. … Continue reading

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IN WHOM DO YOU TRUST?

In these final days leading up to the election, we’re hearing claims that if elected, there will be a more aggressive approach to curing COVID19. We are also hearing a very optimistic view that this too will end. Who ever … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED

Everywhere you go, whether it be a church, a family gathering, an election booth a grocery store, it seems a huge black cloud is hanging over us. The every day events of living have lost their joy. Faces are hidden … Continue reading

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NEVER GIVE UP

I’ve used this image before, because it shows a sense of determination that we all need right now. It would be the easy way out for us to fall into the temptation of self-pity or depression. We have reason to … Continue reading

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ARE YOU LISTENING?

As most of you know, I’m losing my hearing so I miss a lot of the conversations that go on around me.  I can’t really enjoy a television show, because it’s hard to determine the plot when you can’t hear … Continue reading

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SUNDAY MORNING PRAYER

Dear, Holy, Father, It seems strange to be coming to worship you virtually. Unfortunately this is the way of the world right now. When I think about our relationship, it really has nothing to do with the physical edifice of … Continue reading

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TIME FOR TOLERANCE

Tolerance is described in the dictionary as a fair, objective, and permissive attitude toward those whose opinions, practices, race, religion, nationality, etc., differ from one’s own; freedom from bigotry. The opposite of being tolerant is to be narrow minded, unbending, … Continue reading

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THE GHOST LIGHT

A ghost light in theatre terms, refers to a light that remains on when the theatre is empty. For those who have been affected greatly by the COVID19 pandemic, this traditional light has remained lit for far too long and … Continue reading

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MAKING NEW KINDS OF MEMORIES

Here we are, in the midst of a pandemic, waiting for another legendary election, waiting to go back to church as we used to, hoping for that job promotion and praying that we stay healthy during the coming winter months. … Continue reading

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FIRST SNOW

This year has been filled with surprise after surprise. I believe 2020 will go down in history as one we’d love to forget. This morning the sky opened up and gently expelled flakes of white upon an already colorful blanket … Continue reading

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FAKING IT

The word hypocrisy is defined as the practice of claiming to have moral standards or beliefs to which one’s own behavior does not conform; pretense.  Being an actor and one who teaches acting, I guess I could be labeled a hypocrite.  … Continue reading

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ONE GETS WHAT ONE DESERVES

Melodrama is the genre that’s completely black and white.  Good is good and evil is evil.  There’s no question about who are the good guys and the bad.  I used to perform in a melodrama theatre. There was the typical … Continue reading

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WHEN WILL WE LEARN?

“Words – so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.” Nathaniel Hawthorne If anything good is ever … Continue reading

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TURN TO THE LORD AND PRAY

Dear Heavenly Father, You are the founder of all nations. You know the needs and hear the prayers of your people. We come to you today as citizens of the United States and ask you to heal our land as … Continue reading

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MOVING ON OR LIVING IN THE PAST

I think every generation believes that the “good old days” were the times they were growing up and young adults.  George Washington undoubtedly preferred remembering the days when he was cutting down cherry trees more than his time leading a … Continue reading

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HOW WORDS CHANGE OVER TIME

A bully pulpit is a conspicuous position that provides an opportunity to speak out and be listened to. This term was coined by United States President Theodore Roosevelt, who referred to his office as a “bully pulpit”, by which he … Continue reading

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