Category Archives: Reflections

A Mama’s Hope

Good Friday.  I never really understood why it was called good.  I’ve read the account repeatedly.  I could understand Easter being called “Good Sunday”.  But Friday was a horrific day for Jesus.  For those that loved Him.  For His mama. When … Continue reading

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Twenty Minutes at the Post Office

The post office had a longer than usual wait time today.  As I became another link in the chain, I couldn’t help but notice a young man with a guitar strapped to his back.  He had apparently stepped out of the boredom line to look … Continue reading

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Out for Drive

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Birthday Song Time (please sing along)

  ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy Birthday to you.  ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy Birthday to YOU. ♪ ♫ ♪ Happy BIRTHday dear Renae……. HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!!! ♪ ♫ ♪ My blog is three years old today…..influenced by my big sister who is … Continue reading

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And to Laughing Again…

As December approached, I found myself missing my friend, Michelle, more and more. She left us only a year ago. There have been many changes in one year’s time.  Adjustments. Rethinking things.  But longing to hear her voice and laugh with her over every … Continue reading

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Last Weekend

It’s after midnight here….and so begins the last weekend… the last true weekend off for hubby until after the holidays and inventory, that is.  We will enjoy by doing nothing….or perhaps by doing something? It doesn’t really matter. As long as we can return to this … Continue reading

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This is Why I Vote

Today is election day in the U.S.A. and  I just returned from exercising my right to vote. It’s a cold day here and it is raining. The temptation was there ~ to simply forget it and stay in my warm cozy home.  Does … Continue reading

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I’m just glad you are not Thirty!

It’s strange when your babies grow up.  When they live away and you can’t spend each special moment with them as you did when they were little ~ and Singing Happy Birthday on the phone and posting well wishes on Facebook has to … Continue reading

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What She Left Behind…

My friend Michelle, is celebrating her first birthday in heaven on Monday, and I am filled with mixed emotions. (Buttons of Love) I am saddened that with all of modern medicine, she was still taken so young.  When I hug each of her three precious … Continue reading

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Are You Sleeping?

Don’t underestimate the value of Doing Nothing, of just going along, listening to all the things you can’t hear, and not bothering. — Piglet, Pooh’s Little Instruction Book, inspired by A. A. Milne

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