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“Give A Girl The Right Shoes…..”

In my lifetime so far, I have worn many different kinds of shoes! Each one served a purpose in my life. As a baby, my first walking shoes! A little later on, tap shoes. My first school shoes with laces! Soon followed play shoes, dress up shoes and sandals when it was...

Thank You Summer!

Your gifts as always have been many. Your sights, sounds and smells are different from Spring that preceded you  but that is what makes you so special. I was eager to enjoy your longer and less harried days, beach walks where the cold water always made everything feel...

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My Grandmother’s Apron

My grandmother was not completely dressed for the day without her apron! One of my fondest memories when I visited my grandparents as a child and in later years, was seeing my grandmother's many aprons drying in the warm summer breeze in the backyard of their...

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The Bend Is Only The Beginning

So far on my life's journey, with the experiences and trials I have encountered along the way, I know there is "more road ahead." I know this to be true because I have a deep and abiding belief in God. FAITH is looking at the bend in the road seeing no further, but...

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Beach Walks!

I love summertime! Mostly I believe, because I am drawn more to long walks along the ocean. Here is where I do my greatest thinking and reach out to God for the answers to the questions in my heart. For many years I did this at least weekly as I was raising my family....

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The Dream!

After many years I have come to believe it is the dream that fuels us for our own individual voyages wherever and whenever they may take us. I hope your dreams may take flight and you will experience those magical places you have longed to visit, where your senses...

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Sunshine and Shade

I feel like our lives lately are a mixture of sunshine and shade as we navigate our way through this pandemic. Trying to stay full of courage and hope is a big undertaking as we wait patiently for a positive outcome. Our earthly life is full of joys and sorrows, both...

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Rejoice In Better Days Ahead

Dear Friends and Family, The last four months have tested us as a nation and the world. Masks have become our normal in addition to staying six feet apart from anyone. Keeping hands and home extra clean is a standard to remember and not forget on a daily basis. Many...

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In The Smallest Of Gardens

A few weeks ago I wrote a tender post about my furry little angel, Bailey. Her loss is still very painful for me and I miss her dearly every day. I tried to think of what I could do to keep her sweet memory alive and as vibrant as she was. I decided on planting a...

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Love Whispers…Hold It Dearly In Your Heart

Thinking of what to share this week, my heart spoke to me. This is taken from one of the chapters in my book, MONDAY MOMENTS. "A whisper is the most delicate form of communication, not only between two people, but in nature as well. It can be the faintest sensation of...

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Bailey Girl

A dog's purpose is to solely love unconditionally that human or family who has become theirs. Nearly seventeen years ago I became that person for one adorable six week old Cockapoo named Bailey. God's timing to introduce me to this little angel was perfect as always....

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As We Have Sheltered, We Have Learned

I still don't remember the exact date in March. I had decided to stop at the grocery store to buy a few things. It didn't take me long to realize there was something very wrong. As I entered the store, my eyes fixed on crowded aisles and food and household supplies...

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“Do The Next Right Thing”

Always trying to look for the silver lining in life, I found some wise and tender words from the favorite Disney movie, FROZEN II. During times when life seems uncertain and we feel confused and like life will never be the same again, take one step at a time, one day...

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The Best Thing In Life…

A quote from one of my favorites, Audrey Hepburn. "The best thing to hold onto in life is each other." During these very difficult times we need to remember this so we can keep going with faith and hope. As we look at our families, friends, neighborhoods, cities and...

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Love Wins!

Happy Monday wrapped in lots of love for you! Today I am taking some personal thoughts and experiences  from my book in the hope they will lift you up.  With every challenge there is growth, with every prayer comes an eventual answer, with every step you are that much...

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Grateful For Home

I am thinking of you today and hoping this post finds each one of you and your families safe and well. As we begin this new week continuing "Safer at Home," due to the Covid 19 virus, my heart and my thoughts also speak that I am very grateful for home. Wherever home...

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Hope Is Our Anchor

As a new week has dawned and we pray for more answers and above all good health, I want to send you my love. Never in my lifetime did I think I would be living through a pandemic, and I know I share these same thoughts and feelings with all of you. In preparing this...

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As We Adjust Our Sails

This week's post is sobering as I write. It is very clear that our sails have to be adjusted to follow the course that is best for us as a nation, in light of the coronavirus. It will take us all tremendous amounts of courage, faith and inner strength as we face what...

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Hope

When we take the time to help instill hope in someone else, it is as if a soft light was turned on at dusk. We have unknowingly bestowed the greatest and most lasting gift of love. As we strive to see the soft light of hope glisten in our own lives, we can become the...

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Your Purpose

This is what I know for sure. The things that are meant for us, will never leave us. When we recognize our talents and share them with others we are giving a gift of ourselves. And that then, becomes the purpose of life. I have learned this wisdom personally when I...

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All That We Have Loved Deeply

I am often looking for quotes which may help others as they are experiencing grief. Many of our lives will be touched by it. There is no time frame for how long it will last, how long a heart will truly feel broken, and when one will ever feel whole again. Time will...

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