Category Archives: memories

Day 213; Lovely Sunday Easing Down

┬áSome might call it a boring day. I call it restful. I went to church this morning, spending time with people I have known some for a life time, others not as long. Each still special and important. The message … 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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July Thirtieth: The Dangers You Can Quote Me On

Now don’t quote me on this, actually yes, quote me here. Even as I state the obvious….it is beyond hot. Back a life time ago when I worked in a manufacturing plant there were incidents when the air wash system … Continue reading

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July Twenty-ninth; Depression Doesn’t Discriminate

Some days can be a struggle. I am long overdue for a trip to hike the mountain, but today is supposed to be one of the hottest days of the summer. I could probably handle it, as long as I … Continue reading

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July Twenty-eighth- Relationships of the Family Kind

Cut short. This morning as I was writing my morning offering, and just as I was considering whether to lengthen it by expanding what I had written, I received a phone call from mom. She needed to get out of … Continue reading

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July Twenty-seventh, Happy Another Trip Around the Sun Dad

Happy one more time around the sun dad. Ninety-two years old, did you ever think you would see this day? Happy birthday dad, yes, it is time for my annual thank you, even though I do try to show you … Continue reading

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Day 205; Footnotes of A Big Deal For Me.

Have you ever wanted so badly to do something, but were afraid? The pesky what if’s running rampant in your mind. Making you physically ill, trembling badly and wanting only to turn and run. But when and if you do, … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday my Brother I Miss You

┬áToday, my brother, is your birthday. Are birthdays celebrated in Heaven? Or do you celebrate your day of arrival home? Maybe both. I wonder, if you have any idea how badly you are missed? I know you would be so … Continue reading

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July Twenty-fourth; The Two Sides of Acceptance

Is acceptance, a form of defeat? Or is it a catalyst toward change? Say we find ourselves in a situation that is not good. We have two options. We can accept and linger, or we can seek ways to escape … Continue reading

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July Twenty-third; If Our Days Were Photographs.

It wasn’t the best of nights, it wasn’t the worst of nights. I woke several times during the night, but not so much due to the pain in my jaw from the tooth extraction. It was one of those nights … Continue reading

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