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Giving Thanks in 2017

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2017. It’s a natural feeling. We’re winding down, but there are still too many families separated by war. … Continue reading

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A Visit with Santa

A few months ago, the phone rang. As I answered it, a jolly voice on the other end let out with a “Ho! Ho! Ho! How are you doing Joe? Santa here.” You never know if it’s the real Santa, … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Excuse

Someone pointed out it was Sunday and still no Five Minute Friday. Hmmm. I guess I should do something about that. I’m not making an EXCUSE {wait, that’s the prompt!} although I will offer I was on the road all … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Need

I’m back for another Five Minute Friday rambling. Five Minute Friday is a discipline where independent writers join together at Kate’s spot on Facebook at http://www.fiveminutefriday.com and encourage our writing neighbors as we visit and see their take on the … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Overcome

I know it’s Sunday and this is a Five Minute Friday exercise. Sunday … Friday. Not quite the same. But the point, as I’ve said many times, is it’s not the day, but the discipline. It doesn’t matter whether it’s … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Discover

I know I said I would probably be on the road today, but — surprise! — things change. I moved the trip to next week, so here I am for Five Minute Friday on Friday. Next week it will probably … Continue reading

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Step of Faith

Gulp! I’ve embarked on a new path after a couple of years of procrastinating {I know I never do that}, questioning the value of the project and questioning myself. But I was encouraged through faith to take that first step … Continue reading

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