Published August 28th, 2016 by

These notes came from a friend in a difficult situation The “waiting game” had its challenges and adversity, but the adversity has now become an adventure. Lesson learned. Sometimes what…

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Published August 27th, 2016 by

Why is it that stay-on lipstick lasts longer on cup rims than on lips? Why is it that birds start to chirp at least one hour before the alarm clock…

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Published August 26th, 2016 by

Our Queen just became the longest reigning British monarch, surpassing even the great Queen Victoria. How interesting then to read the promise she made on her 21st birthday, April 21,…

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Published August 25th, 2016 by

Watch out for people who try to dazzle you with big words and intellectual double-talk. They want to drag you off into endless arguments that never amount to anything. They…

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Published August 23rd, 2016 by

I found this poem in some old papers. Does anyone know the author’s name? The words say it all, don’t they? It’s too much trouble to go to the beach.…

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Published August 22nd, 2016 by

This week I tried to make a purchase at a famous big box store, but everyone was counting. It was inventory day. Dozens of clerks counted undershirts, tops, and blankets.…

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Published August 21st, 2016 by

Babies make love stronger, sleep shorter, bank accounts smaller, home noisier, and the future far more interesting than we every thought. Then toddlers start to walk and make love painful,…

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Published August 20th, 2016 by

“Knowledge is knowing that a tomato is a fruit. Wisdom is not putting it in a fruit salad.” (Laura Davis) “You don’t get rid of temptation by giving in to it.”…

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Published August 19th, 2016 by

Jesus helped me see my heart… The love that he placed there. Jesus helped me realize That others truly care. Jesus reached in And pulled me out Of doubt And…

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Published August 18th, 2016 by

I took doughnut ammunition with me when I set out to babysit the grandchildren. While these blatant bribes used to work, they didn’t have the same effect this time. The…

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