Tag Archives: Inspiration

HOW DID YOUR DAY START?

Yesterday was a lovely day.  I made it through the first day of my 78th year on earth – received many good wishes – spent time with my granddaughter and topped it off with a visit with a dear friend … Continue reading

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RAISE THE FLAG

Originally posted 06/14/2018 A country’s flag is a symbol of what that country stands for and believes.  The American flag is no exception.  With its stripes, we’re reminded of the thirteen original colonies which fought for her independence from a … Continue reading

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THE PRIDE OF OUR NATION

The theater of battle was filled with trucks, tanks, warships and frightened men who weren’t sure of ever returning home.  As they faced what seemed to be an unbeatable force, the fear of death had to be at the forefront … Continue reading

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THE FRAGILITY OF LIFE

A normal day in the life of me, usually consists of writing my daily blog at 6 AM.  A few household chores follow.  Yesterday I ventured out to do my weekly grocery shopping, which has become less than a fun task.  … Continue reading

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WHO DO YOU TRUST?

In the late 1950’s a television show hosted by Edgar Bergan, the ventriloquist, made its debut.  After a few months a young Johnny Carson took over the job.  The show was designed to pit three married couples against each other … Continue reading

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ON BEING A MOM

This time of year there are many platitudes floating around regarding motherhood and the fact that these wonderful people should be exalted to a pedestal. Being a mom is a life-changing, life-lasting and life-giving experience. It doesn’t end with the … Continue reading

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SHE TOUCHED HIS HEM

Read Mark 5:25-34 For twelve years she ‘d carried the burden of her disease.  Not only was she wasting away because of the loss of blood she shed each day, but her finances were being eaten away as well. She … Continue reading

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I FEEL LIKE CINDERELLA!

Every young girl dreams of someday finding her Prince Charming – of being magically transformed into a vision of loveliness – of finding true love and living happily ever after.  On our wedding day, we feel like a princess, dressed … Continue reading

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ON TURNING 99

Psalm 103:13 As a father has compassion on his children, so the LORD has compassion on those who fear him” If my dad had lived beyond his 61st birthday, he’d be 99 today.  As I come near my 77th, I … Continue reading

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FRIDAY PRAYER

(In response to Julie Cook’s call for prayer and Citizen Tom’s answer.) This has been a week filled with more and more slander, back biting, unethical behavior, the slow but sure death of a country turning further and further away from … Continue reading

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FAMILY FIX

This is my family – not a recent photo – but it remains the same today as it was two years ago when this picture was taken.  We were celebrating Christmas and all of us were together for the first … Continue reading

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MANNA FROM HEAVEN

“ But now our strength is dried up, and there is nothing at all but this manna to look at.”  Numbers 11:6 Ever since I was a little girl and first heard about manna, I related this heavenly food to snow.  … Continue reading

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EACH ONE UNIQUE

This year all the snow we generally receive over the course of winter, has dropped more than sufficiently in just one month – which has just begin. Winter in Minnesota lasts for about six months, so we need to find … Continue reading

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MY WALK, HIS WAY

When I began writing this blog, almost five years ago, I had no idea what I was doing.  I enjoyed reading others’ posts.  I made some new good friends – some disappeared along the way – some even went to … Continue reading

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IT’S MONDAY – AGAIN

Mondays are kind of like Ground Hog Day reruns.  Every Monday you wake up and it’s the same as it was last week.  I guess you could say that for Tuesday, Wednesday and the rest of the days, but Monday … Continue reading

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BRRRRRR ……

OK, I live in Minnesota.  Why?  Because I’m a glutton for punishment?  Because I love extreme temperature changes?  Because my hot flashes actually do feel good?  There really isn’t a good reason.  I live here because I was born here … Continue reading

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THE YEARS BETWEEN – INSTALLMENT TWO – DAILY LIFE

The sun slowly rises in the east, as women rise from their slumber to prepare for another day.  They meet at the well early in the morning to gather the daily supply of water – water which will cleanse them and … Continue reading

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WHERE DID I COME FROM?

There’s a big trend these days to discover our ancestry.  You can go to a site on the internet to find out where you came from and some clues to who you are.  I think we all like to know … Continue reading

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PROVERBIAL THOUGHTS

The sun peeked through the morning mist today.  What started as tints of red and gold, exploded into a kaleidoscope of color.  Soon pinks were blending into mauve and the hazy cloudiness made it look like surreal. We’re experiencing a January … Continue reading

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THE AUTHOR OF OUR DESTINY

A writer knows that every story consists of a beginning, a middle and an end.  There’s conflict throughout as the protagonist tries to overcome the antagonist to reach his goal.  In the midst of the story are various characters, who … Continue reading

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