I’m really not certain why this quote appealed to me this morning, it’s not at all what I was searching for, or at least what I thought I was searching for. It’s one of those that just jumped out from among dozens, and it stopped me in my tracks. “Like the sky opens after a rainy [...]
Listed are the posts for November 2011.
Today is my birthday! The amazing thing about my birthday is that I don’t feel any older! Funny, my birthdays ceased to faze me years ago, it’s my sons’ birthdays that send me over the edge. How can they possibly get older if I don’t? I marvel at those who get all worked up over [...]
Well, Thanksgiving is behind us and that means we’re in the last days of 2011. It hardly seems possible! And while I’m not wild about time flying by so quickly, I must say I do love seeing all the beautiful lights appearing on houses and in neighborhoods. There seems to be a collective wish for [...]
As preparations hit full stride for the feast we will consume tomorrow, I hope that today you will take time to consider the many blessings you have enjoyed since last year’s Thanksgiving dinner. Many families will take a few minutes before their meal, or during the meal to state what they are thankful for. While [...]
With Thanksgiving just 48 hours away, many are beginning to prepare for travel to join family for the festivities. The holidays always make me smile, but for many different reasons. Of course, I enjoy being with my boys and their families, but I find myself thinking back to a time when I couldn’t wait for [...]
Today I find myself looking forward to mid-week and the Thanksgiving holiday. Not because I love to cook, but because I will have time with my sons, daughter-in-law, soon-to-be-daughter-in-law and my grandsons. Having them with me for even a short period of time brings laughter and activity back into an otherwise pretty quiet household. I [...]
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From the time we are small children we become accustomed to finding happiness through ‘things’. A new bike, a pretty doll, the newest electronic game or perhaps through food. Regardless of what the thing is, we seem to believe that our happiness is somehow wound up in tangible belongings. We believe in the old adage [...]
Isn’t it funny how we can find 43 reasons NOT to do something and then complain when it isn’t done or it doesn’t work? I sometimes think finding excuses is something that is hard-wired in our brains. It seems that conjuring excuses is something that happens almost from the time we learn to string sentences together! [...]