Category Archives: growth

October Twenty-fourth If Only…Yes..But

I was sitting here watching this morning’s church service online. As I listened, I watched the sunlight playing through the leaves of the trees out back. Occasionally leaves would spiral downward to the waiting ground. The not so stray cats, … Continue reading

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September Sixteenth; Oh, Hey Self, Take a Memo

Note to self…remember to write those notes to self.  ? Yesterday I was sitting here before my computer and ran across something that flipped that light bulb, great idea for a write switch. I should make a note.  I didn’t … Continue reading

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September Second; Thoughts on Missing Out

Missing out. I have still not seen any signs of the missing kittens. Every once in a while I hear a thump under the house, but that could very well be one of the other kittens that I do see. … Continue reading

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August Nineteenth; In This, My Month of Birth, If I Could Ask For a Gift, It Would Be…

Dreams to reality. For as long as I can remember, I have dreamed of and wanted to be an award winning, best selling author. I was writing stories as soon as I could string sentences together. I dreamed of seeing … Continue reading

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August Ninth; A Flower Garden of Such Beauty

I’m going to be selfish. If I could ask for a gift, during this month of my birth, I would ask for flowers. I would ask, for the chance, one more time, to see the back of my car filled … Continue reading

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August Eighth of the Year 2021; If I Could ask for a Gift In This my Month of Birth

Courage. I would ask for courage to stand up against the things that I see that are wrong. To stand with those already on the front lines, standing with determination and strength. To stand with those, who have educated themselves … Continue reading

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August Third of 2021; If I Could Ask For a Gift..

Seeds. But not flower or vegetable, but ones that perform in a similar fashion. They bring beauty, and they feed. I’m sitting here this morning, listening to the falling rain and looking at the several packets of seeds on the … Continue reading

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August Second; If I Could Request the Gift of..

I want to understand. I do. It seems that we are living in a time of great and easy availability of information, but there is still so little understanding. I won’t claim to understand everything going on around the world, … Continue reading

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August First; Essential verses the Nonessential Gifts

And let the month begin. I remember as a youth, always anticipating the arrival of August, my birthday was almost here. Another year celebrated, another year closer to being grown. There were no big elaborate parties, no celebrations in fancy … Continue reading

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Facing the Unknown

  What do you do, when you don’t know what to do? How do you face, the unknown? Currently there is a storm approaching. The weather prognosticators on television have warned that it is bad, there have been a lot … Continue reading

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