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What does Mother’s Day mean to a mom like me

Do you know what it’s like to be a mother?  You begin in agony and pain. Labor is a …. well, all moms know what I mean. In the beginning, you don’t sleep for months. Waking to feedings and crying, burping and slurping all the way through the early years.  Hours turn into days, weeks … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Prayers and Blessings this Time of Year

This is the time of year we give thanks and praise. It’s the season of giving. Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. We gather with family and friends to celebrate. Food preparations and meal planning all comes to its pinnacle. Now it’s time to enjoy the meal. As families gather around the table, … Continue reading

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Death in the Family Causes us to Think About Heaven

I had a death in the family this week. After all the losses I’ve experienced, each death just reminds me how short our time really is. Life is fleeting, a passing in the wind. My heart is saddened for those who were closest to him. My brother-in-law was too young to die. Over the years, I’ve … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Quotes, Inspiring Greeting Cards and a Poem for Mom

Words float across the page. The poems cheer and the quotes inspire. Finding the best greeting card to express love on Mother’s Day is priceless. Mother’s Day is a time to celebrate and honor our moms. One of the biggest ways we honor our mothers is by giving her a greeting card. Along with flowers, jewelry and taking her out to … Continue reading

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Day 303 Question 303

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Day 303 Question 303:  Who is the most important person in your life?  Today my dad called me and told me that my mother was in the hospital.  She had been having some sharp pains in her back near her left shoulder blade.  I had to be…

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Walt Disney Quotes Inspire Us to Dream Big and Find Success

One of Walt Disney’s most famous quotes is hanging on a plaque inside my home. It’s the essence of having a dream. “If you can dream it, you can do it.” Walt Disney inspired us to dream big. He talked a lot about having dreams and being courageous enough to pursue them. “All our dreams … Continue reading

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Inspiration found in a worn out picture frame

It sat on the mantle for years. Dust began to cover the image while the memories of that day was soon to fade away. It was an old, worn out picture frame that captured my heart. A day of celebrating, the family gathered to commemorate our parent’s 40th anniversary. It was in those happy times when … Continue reading

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A Glad Heart Makes a Happy Face; a Broken Heart Crushes the Spirit

When the weeping turns to laughter we discover our yesterdays. When laughter turns to tears we get lost in the things we love. There is a phrase most are familiar with, “Never say Never”. We are never complete and still we seek to find our wholeness. On a road to happiness we take our first … Continue reading

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Life lessons learned from Disney movie ‘Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang’

Seems like a strange comparison to have life lessons learned from a Disney movie. As a kid, I watched the movie, “Chitty, Chitty, Bang, Bang” featuring Dick Van Dyke, many, many times. It’s one of my favorites. As a parent, I watched it with my children, then again with my grandchildren. I still know most of the songs. … Continue reading

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A special birthday that I almost forgot

Today I spent so much time trying to invest in my future, I took less time to appreciate all my blessings. Life is like that in a lot of ways. We dance to our own music, play along with the balancing act, and forget to stop and smell the roses. It’s my Dad’s birthday and … Continue reading

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