Category Archives: God

Confidence

Let me tell you about my middle school basketball experience. I sucked. Seriously. I was the girl who sat on the bench and watched all the good kids play their hearts out. I cheered them on. I handed them their … Continue reading

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Fix…

Fix your problems.  Fix your friends. Fix your behavior.  Fix dinner. Fix the furnace. Fix cookies. Oh please, fix cookies… We are always dabbling in the art of fixing things. Sometimes we find success – the picture on the wall gets straightened; … Continue reading

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A Treasure of Truth

I am absolutely, positively horrible at remembering things. Anything. I have to write down birthdays and anniversaries. I have to keep a book of passwords. I have post-its and a very full calendar to help me remember my daily tasks. … Continue reading

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Eat the Oreos and Lean in…

If you ever had a problem you went to dad with, you know he did not sugarcoat his advice. If he thought you needed to get your crap together, he told you without mincing words. I think that is one … Continue reading

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Home

I think we can all agree that 2020 has been nothing short of awful. The effects of a lock down, quarantine, travel restrictions, constant mask wearing, and more will be felt for months to come, not to mention the mourning … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Protect

Okay, I am resigning to the fact my Fridays are on Saturday. Although I had the time to post in Five Minute Friday yesterday, I just didn’t. I was distracted at every turn. So, here’s to Five Minute Saturday — … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Lose/Rest

I blinked my eyes and skipped past not one, but two Five Minute Friday assignments. It may be tricky, but I am going to attempt to incorporate the two prompt words — the very non-similar LOSE and REST — in … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Want

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling on, as has become my custom, Saturday. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate Motaung’s site — Heading Home — to transform thoughts on a specific … Continue reading

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Miracles from Heaven

Someone asked me this morning what I do when I’m in Maine. Well, one thing is go to the movies. I mean, with a $4 matinee, how could you go wrong? I did just that yesterday, going to see Miracles … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Haven

It’s Saturday. Time for Five Minute Friday. Under Kate Motaung’s direction (http://katemotaung.com/2016/06/02/five-minute-friday-haven/), a hundred or so bloggers rally around a themed word and, well, write for five minutes. No rules. No backtracks. Nothing profound. Not perfect. Just five minutes of … Continue reading

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