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Reflections

Don’t forget that many of the troubles and stresses that come in life are not your fault.  Nor are they your loved one’s fault.  They just happen.  Work together to overcome these obstacles and you can grow closer rather than creating a wedge.  … Continue reading

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You’ll Never Walk Alone ~

When you walk through a storm Hold your head up high And don’t be afraid of the dark At the end of the storm There’s a golden sky And the sweet silver song of the lark Walk on, through the … Continue reading

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Remembering ~

And I’m proud to be an American, where at least I know I’m free. And I won’t forget the men who died, who gave that right to me. ~Lee Greenwood

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Lessons & Fog?

It’s been an interesting week, hasn’t it?  But I have learned some lessons that I would not have been opened to otherwise.  1.  It’s okay to ask for help. I tell people this all the time, but it is hard to be … Continue reading

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And it Feels Like it Might Be Hope

This song came to my mind a few minutes ago and now it will be in my head all day long. It’s my go to song for trying to find the “good” in things. Several years ago when I was … Continue reading

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April 19, 1995 ~ May We Never Forget

April 19, 1995. The day that forever changed Oklahoma. We became a ball of fear, caution and grief. But at the same time we turned to each other for comfort. We leaned more on our faith. Hugged our children tighter. … Continue reading

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How Great Thou Art

 How Great Thou Art Oh Lord my God! When I in awesome wonder Consider all the works thy hand hath made, I see the stars, I hear the mighty thunder, Thy power throughout the universe displayed; Refrain: Then sings my … Continue reading

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Our First Christmas Together ~ 1982

Our baby son and his bride spent this past weekend at our house. Before they left, I found myself plundering through some old Christmas items, in search of something to attach to my son’s “ugly Christmas sweater” for work. I … Continue reading

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Never Give Up

Capturing the colors of a sunset can be tricky.  The changes happen so rapidly that you can find yourself in the darkness, and too late, you realize you’ve missed the big picture.  Not to fret though.  Hopefully, with closer attention … Continue reading

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The Observation Car

The observation car on the Amtrak passenger train, has got to be the best part of riding the rails.  Even on a rainy day, there was just so much to take in while rolling across Texas.  After dinner in the … Continue reading

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