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Moving On to a Happy New Year 2012

Isaiah 43:18-19 says, “Forget the former things; do not dwell on the past.  See, I am doing a new thing!  Now it springs up; do you not perceive it?  I am making a way in the desert and streams in the wasteland.” As we end the year 2011, we reflect upon our past. Remembering the … 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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Top 10 Favorite Christmas Songs

Take a good vocal, a piano or instrumental version of any traditional song and your spirit moves. This is the time of the year when we hear the Christmas songs played so frequently. There is something about these Christmas melodies. The songs, the words that invoke such passion that stirs the soul, these are the traditional Christmas … 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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What does the Autumnal Equinox mean to me

For me, fall represents a time of reflection. The summer has come to an end, the seasons are changing, and the beautiful changing colors of fall all bring me to a sense of reflection. I’m reminded of the importance in finding some quiet time in solitude to reflect these days. Finding solitude and spending those … Continue reading

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Remembering 911 Tributes: My prayer on a day I’ll never forget

Where were you on September 11, 2001? It’s a day, I’ll never forget. Remembering 911 tributes are pouring across the networks. Many remember exactly where they were, what they were doing. I was at work in an office near Chicago. Sitting at my desk, a coworker frantically ran over to me. “We’re under attack,” he … Continue reading

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Reflections of Time

Reflections: Each day I recall the memories over time. When life seemed simpler and people were kind. Today I reflect on what all this means to me. For tomorrow I won’t be same as I used to be. Each passing day, I change a little more. Some wiser while sensing what I’m really here for. ~~~+~~~ … Continue reading

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Seasons Change – so do I

Sometimes I look at the world around me and what do I see? There are people and times that change with the seasons. Each day is different yet it’s still the same. I’m doing the same thing, I’m believing in better tomorrows, and I’m keeping my faith alive. Yet things are different. I’m not the … Continue reading

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A Father’s Day Memory at the Kitchen Table

Father’s day memories conjure up all sorts of feelings. From those cherished one on one conversations to the family picnic, spending time with my dad was always special. With this being Father’s day weekend, all eyes are on dads. My father passed away years ago, but I still think of him often, especially on Father’s … Continue reading

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Recalling memories

Memories are those thoughts you harbor in the back of your mind. They wait for you. Sometimes holding you captive, and sometimes just waiting for you to come for a visit. Memories if kept locked away can burst out like a volcano. When you hold in feelings too long they can form deep impressions inside … Continue reading

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