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April Twenty-Third, Understanding Compassion

There is a woodpecker on the tree in the front yard, just outside the door. It has been visiting that tree for the last three days. Pounding on a dead limb that I would really love to have cut down. … Continue reading

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February Twenty-second; Why Should I Care?

 Here I sit, staring out the window at yet another rainy day. The cloud cover appearing to be a heavy blanket ready to rip apart and allow a deluge to rain down upon us. The lack of sunlight giving the … Continue reading

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February Third; Considering Sharing Warmth

 I wonder why February 14th, a month in the middle of winter here, was chosen to be the day of recognizing love, a warm emotion? Ask and ye shall receive: https://www.almanac.com/content/when-valentines-day-quotes-history While I did know part of that, portions were … Continue reading

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February Second, Thinking of Tenderness in a New Way

 Ground hog day, in a sense, hasn’t every day for the last year been ground hog’s day? Just as in the movie, we face the same over and over again? The same arguments, the same battles, the same fears?  Yesterday, … Continue reading

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December Fourteenth; If I Could Give a Gift

It would be one that fits like a…glove.  I’m sitting here in my usual spot, cup of coffee handy, listening to the rain falling outside and staring at a blank screen.  This is an every morning occurrence. I stare at … Continue reading

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December Ninth; If I Could Give a Gift

I’m sitting here with my coffee looking out the window at a very overcast day. I know what the temperature is, so I know its cold, but even without anything frozen, it just looks cold out there.The trees are all  … Continue reading

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December Seventh; If I Could Give a Gift

Currently as I look out my windows, I see both front and back yards covered in a blanket of leaves. We started a couple times to clear the front yard but in the end have just left it. The sky … Continue reading

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December Sixth, If I Could Give a Gift

When I checked the temperature earlier, it said it was thirty degrees Fahrenheit or if that web site calculator is correct -1 Celsius. For many people, that may not seem all that cold, especially if you are acclimated to cooler … Continue reading

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