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Sunday, May 16, 2021

Advice from Carolyn Hax, known as Dear Abby, writer for the Washington Post
Carolyn Hax is also known as Dear Abby, a writer for the Washington Post and syndicated to 200 other newspapers throughout the United Stated since 1997.People write to Dear Abby asking for advice on many topics.  Carolyn Hax listens to the questions and often responds with heart searching questions such as "What do you really wa...

Friday, April 23, 2021

Giving thanks when things go wrong
One act of thanksgiving when things go wrong with us, is worth a thousand thanks when things are agreeable to our inclinations.  Saint John of Avila 

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

I Believe in the Sun
I believe in the sun, even when it doesn't shine.  I believe in love, even when I don't feel it.I believe in God, even when He is silent. Inscription in a cellar in Cologne, Germany where Jews were hidden during the Holocaust.

Wednesday, February 17, 2021

The Buzzard, The Bat, The Bumblebee and People
If you put a buzzard in a pen that is 6' by 8' and is entirely open at the top, the bird, in spite of its ability to fly, will be an absolute prisoner.  The reason is that a buzzard always begins a fight from the ground with a run of 10' to 12'.  Without space to run, as is its habit, it will not even attempt to ...

Thursday, January 28, 2021

Feelings of Failure
"Feelings of failure can be like a bad rash - scratch one failure and all you can see is an outbreak spreading all over you".   Ann Voscamp

Sunday, January 3, 2021

The Obstacle in our Path
In ancient times, a King had a boulder placed on a roadway leading into the town's market place. Then he hid and watched to see if anyone would remove the huge rock.  Some of the King's wealthiest merchants came by on their way to the market.  The merchants walked around the boulder.  Many loudly blamed the King for...

Thursday, December 10, 2020

A Baby camel asked his mother, "Why do we have such large hoofs on our feet?"  She turned to him.  "God made us that way for a very special reason," and she began her explanation " The big hoofs are to keep us from sinking into the sand."  "Oh! So why do we have long eyelashes?""...

Tuesday, November 10, 2020

Are you "Three Feet from Gold?"
R.U. Darby and his uncle got caught up with "gold fever" and headed wet.  After weeks of labor they were rewarded with what appeared to be one of the richest mines in Colorado.  But despite countless days of drilling, the profitable vein of gold ore soon disappeared.  Frustrated and discouraged they sold all their...

Thursday, October 29, 2020

Changing Seasons
As the fall calendar days go by quickly, we have less daylight in our lives.  And therefore, some days it takes more courage to get through the day. Pansies with all their various bright colors are a source of not only enjoyment but courage through the winter months when most plants fade away. Planted pansies remind me of this quote....

Monday, October 5, 2020

Where do you find Courage?
Pain nourishes courage.  You can't be brave if you've only had wonderful things happen to you.  

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