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PTSD and the Holidays

I’ve been sitting on this review for awhile, but the holidays are creeping up. Summer fun in the blink of an eye will give way to school days, fall activities and right into the holiday season. I am not a … Continue reading

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Fourth of July Fireworks

Happy Birthday America! I was thinking about how I celebrated Independence Day through the decades. I remember the celebration being the kickoff to summer vacations — sneaking an extra day. Parades were always part of the day. Barbecues immediately come … Continue reading

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A Christmas Prayer — 2018

As a Christmas gift to myself, I again vowed to take Christmas off. No writing. No work. But I did want to share a Christmas message. What to do? Well, as I’ve doing for the past few years, I “borrowed” … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas friends

There’s an inscription in the book George Bailey receives in It’s a Wonderful Life. It read, “… remember, no man is a failure who has friends …” George, of course, was pretty despondent facing embarrassment and bankruptcy for something that … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — With

Time for Five Minute Friday … on Friday! If you haven’t been following FMF in 2018, make it a new year’s resolution to follow — and join us — in 2019. It’s really a fun way to see how your … Continue reading

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Rose Colored Christmas

I just finished reading Rose Colored Christmas by Mary L. Ball. As “THE END” flashed on my computer screen,  I had to blink my eyes and scan toward the television. It was almost as if I had just seen a … Continue reading

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Giving Thanks in 2018

When you look around, you might sense there is less to be thankful about than usual as we approach the close of 2018. 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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