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She’s Evolving and So’s This Blog

It’s been three years, two countries and two states since I’ve posted on this blog. There have been many changes in  my life and much growth. I feel the need to pick up this blog again, but not in the … Continue reading

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There’s a Reason for Everything

“Hardships often prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny.” ~ Attributed to CS Lewis I saw this on a friend’s Facebook wall today and it made me think. But when I went to find the source, I couldn’t. So while … Continue reading

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Happy Easter!

“The great gift of Easter is hope–Christian hope which makes us have that confidence in God, in his ultimate triumph, and in his goodness and love, which nothing can shake.” ~ Basil Hume Today Christians all over the world are … Continue reading

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Strength Through Experience

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You are able to say to yourself, ‘I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes … Continue reading

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Wait, Ragnarök was this Weekend? How’d I Miss That?

For those who don’t know what I’m talking about, Ragnarök is Norse mythology’s equivalent to the Christian Apocalypse. A translation might be “the fate of the gods” or, more popularly thanks to Wagner, “the twilight of the god.” They are … Continue reading

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A Fresh Look

Today students were asking about my blog. When I showed them, they thought it looked boring! “Why  do you have a grey background?”   “It’s not very inviting!”   So, ta-da, a new look.  Hope you like it.  And hope … Continue reading

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The Most Difficult Virtue

“Patience is bitter, but its fruit is sweet.” ~ Jean-Jacques Rousseau   When life is throwing obstacles in my way, I find patience to be the hardest thing to hold on to. I do believe that things will eventually work … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin!

“Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.” ~ from The Olympic Charter Yes, I am … Continue reading

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Rest Easy, Traveller

“Being generous of spirit is a wonderful way to live.” ~ Pete Seeger The world lost a good one this week. At 94, Pete Seeger finally left this plane and went to some rest.  Since the Depression, Seeger has been … Continue reading

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Remembering a Hero

Today I have decided to let Dr. King do the talking.  This man has been a hero of mine since I was a child. Happy Birthday, sir.  Your legacy is not forgotten and some of us are still striving.

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