Category Archives: corona virus

COVID-19 YOU GOTTA LAUGH

At the time I posted this picture we were about three months into the pandemic. I was in denial, hoping that this was all a figment of my imagination – that I’d wake up and it would be over. For … Continue reading

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WHAT HAVE WE GOT TO BE THANKFUL ABOUT?

In the next few days, many are planning to go ahead with family gatherings for Thanksgiving in spite of mandates set by our governor. In what might be considered an act of defiance, it’s still a time to be thankful, … 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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6-8 INCHES OF NEW FALLEN SNOW – BLEH!

I guess we should have expected it. Last week’s little dusting of snowflakes was just a foreshadowing of what was to come. Yesterday, the white stuff, which we refer to in Minnesota as that horrible four letter word, starting falling … 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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WEDNESDAY WISDOM

Wouldn’t it be wonderful if we could simply run away? It seemed to be the answer when I was five years old and again when I was six, seven and eight. The thought occurred to me when I was in … Continue reading

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ARE YOUR PRAYERS A LAST RESORT?

What’s on your worry list today? Are you anxious about the future? Do you fear you won’t have enough money to make the house payment? Are you fearful of a positive COVID19 diagnosis? Are you up in arms about the … Continue reading

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PITY PARTY

There are days when we feel like life isn’t worth getting up for.  We’d rather crawl back under the sheets and melt into another dream.  What do you do when you feel that way?  The world might tell you that … Continue reading

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WHEN ALL ELSE FAILS

In this crazy world of ours, we’re often told to take a chance – to throw caution to the wind and follow our instincts. It’s true that every day is a second chance for most of us. We find ourselves … 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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ARE WE OUR OWN WORST ENEMY?

There is so much confusion in our world right now. Particularly within the walls of our own homes and inside of our minds. We are being bombarded by angry voices – hit from all sides of the political aisles – … Continue reading

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IT’S JUST NOT THE SAME

Here it is a Sunday afternoon and it’s time for some football. The Vikings game is over and a loss of one point is being moaned over in the locker room and living rooms across Minnesota. I find it interesting … Continue reading

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THE MASK CONTROVERSY

There is massive controversy out there right now regarding the wearing of masks. Soon Halloween will be here and the choices are bound to be unlimited. For me, the wearing of a mask is difficult. I have multiple breathing issues, … Continue reading

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CALM DOWN!

I don’t know about the rest of you, but when someone tells me to calm town, that’s like an invitation to pick a fight. It seems that the current climate in our country is being determined by a minute virus … Continue reading

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CLEANING HOUSE

There’s something about the changing seasons that gets me thinking about deep cleaning the house. In the winter, we accumulate so many dust bunnies and fur balls, the thought of getting rid of that excess usually arrives when the birds … Continue reading

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OH WHAT A BEAUTIFUL MORNIN’

I’m a sucker for musical theatre. There’s nothing like someone bursting into song and dance for no particular reason. Music can ease some of the pain we face each day – whether it be physical or mental. Old Testament, David, … Continue reading

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STOP THE WORLD

I suppose Albert Einstein did a lot of experimentation before discovering his theory of relativity. This brilliant physicist broke ground in areas never before considered. He was the guy with the goofy hair – the typical mad scientist – a … Continue reading

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BACK TO SCHOOL

2020 will be remembered as the year of the mask when it comes to going back to school. Those “first day pictures” are already showing up on social media. The typical photo of our child or children in their first … Continue reading

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