Tag Archives: adversity

WHERE DO I GET MY MATERIAL?

Many of my fellow bloggers have such creative minds. They seem to be able to turn stories of reality int0 great comedy stories or routines. Like Mark and his Yegg’s mysteries or Mitch’s tales from his youth, which always stir … Continue reading

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FALLING IN LOVE ALL OVER AGAIN!

I’ve been absent for a while because of illness. Not just me, but the long, drawn-out issues my husband is struggling with. Through this time of our lives together, we still enjoy each other’s company and can laugh in spite … Continue reading

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SILVER & GOLD

My maternal grandmother was the wife of a farmer – a woman with a true pioneer spirit. She often shared memories of her childhood in Montana, gathering buffalo chips to build a fire. When she grew older and married a … Continue reading

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GET OVER IT!

Do you ever feel like you’re drowning – not only physically, but emotionally and spiritually? There are days when I wonder if I’ll ever be able to accomplish a given task.  I fear I’ll never have the strength or energy I did … Continue reading

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WITH A SONG IN MY HEART

On November 10, 1907, Jane Froman was born in the small Missouri town of University City. She grew up in Missouri and considered Columbia, Missouri her home town. Her parents separated when she was only five. Little Jane suffered with … Continue reading

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ANOTHER TEST?

This life is full of tests.  So much depends on how we deal with them.  I’ve always been one of those who sailed along comfortably and when things started to get choppy, I’d give up.  Whether it was looking at … Continue reading

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THE OTHER SIDE OF THE TRACKS

ART & INSPIRATION BY PAUL & KATHY BOECHER© What are your thoughts when you see a trail of trains cars, unmoved, contained?  Is someone living in there?  Is there any hope in a place like that? When we lived in … Continue reading

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THOSE HORRIFIC HERODS

Our people had been subjected to foreign rule for as long as I can remember.  The Herods considered themselves to Jews, but they were deeply rooted in the traditions and laws of Rome. Each day was filled with challenges. Women … Continue reading

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