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The Song In Your Heart

Not everyone knows the song in your heart.  It is a song you or a loved one is passionate about. Maybe it is your best friend, your spouse, a sibling or parent. Whomever it may be is special to you. During this Christmas season whether literally or figuratively, may...

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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In The Presence Of Wonder

Late last summer I retired from working in the medical field. I traded in my scrubs for diapers, baby bottles and lots of kisses! My baby granddaughter is precious and my days with her are heaven sent. At four months she seems to be changing every day and I always...

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Faith Brings Blessings

"If tomorrow wasn't promised, what would you give for today?" a quote written by Ray Lewis. I feel we would each have a different answer reflecting so many different circumstances in our own lives. One thing that rings out clearly to me is the hope for a strong faith...

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Lasting Worth

I will forever remember the night I finished writing my inspirational book Monday Moments. I was sitting by a warm and crackling fire with a cup of tea and my sweet four legged companion Bailey was next to me. My sincere intent in writing this book was that it would...

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Follow Your Heart

A few days ago as I began putting away Christmas ornaments and decorations for next year, I was struck extra tenderly. I realized it was because life is fragile and we can't take any of our days for granted. They are each a gift for us to use in the most delicate of...

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Chilly November Mornings

The golden thread that ties our hearts together is called gratitude. As we live thankfully a harvest of emotions will fill our hearts and minds, especially at Thanksgiving time. As chilly November mornings greet us we are reminded of the change in seasons and often a...

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Sweet Land of Liberty

On this date every year, we are reminded of the great significance of sacrifice and the many service men and women we have lost and go forth to honor every day.  Many are within our own families or within the circle of family. One day we will meet our wonderful, lost...

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Only You Are You!

Having welcomed a new baby granddaughter just six weeks ago, my days are full of awe of her! Holding her fills my heart with a warmth and love that I feel sure is part of being a grandma. As I have welcomed each grandchild, I have cherished my times when I can sit and...

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The Best In Us!

"It is not what happens for us, but most importantly...to us."  Growing up I was fortunate to live in a neighborhood that was laden with beautiful oak trees. Their ever present energy and strength were a constant presence as I remember those years in my life. When the...

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Living Thankfully

Many years ago when I started writing inspirational thoughts for friends and family, one of the first I composed was  this. "When your arms are open in gratitude and your heart is full of hope, the abundance that will come is a gift and a blessing and even a miracle,...

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You Are Extraordinary!

Each one of us comes here to earth with certain gifts and talents that make us unique. Through the years these talents will bring joy and blessings to others, within our own families, friends and sometimes complete strangers. Often, these "gifts and talents" may not...

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Morning Light

Over the weekend I took an early morning walk around the charming island I am grateful to call home. The sun was just coming up, the seagulls were loudly announcing their arrival over the bay, the water was glassy and the color of the boats was more vibrant than...

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Sprinkle It!

"Kindness is the passport that opens doors and fashions friends. It softens hearts and molds relationships that can last lifetimes." I have shared this warmly inspired quote from Joseph B. Wirthlin. His words ring so clearly and pure in my mind and in my heart, there...

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Delightful Autumn

Autumn it has been quoted, is "the year's last, loveliest smile." We have said goodbye to the sun kissed days of summer and welcomed the beautiful and softer days of fall with its crisp days, cozy evenings and feelings of abundance. Of all the four seasons, Fall is my...

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