Monthly Archives: February 2014

Walking in fire

“The fiery furnaces are here by God’s direct permission. It is misleading to imagine that we are developed in spite of our circumstances; we are developed because of them. It is mastery in circumstances that is needed, not mastery over … Continue reading

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Retirement?!?

Thursday evening there was a ‘gal get together’ of about 10. I was the oldest, but they rounded from about 38-53 and I’m 65. One of the ladies asked if we were going to move when we retired?  I don’t … Continue reading

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Ripples in the pool, pond, ocean

This mornings devotions began with a conversation about the ‘ripples’ our lives make. Recently one of my husband’s high school teachers passed away at 96.  She was one of the two teachers he remembers. He did high school in 3 … Continue reading

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New discipline for Lent

We often listen to audio files by Fr. Robert Barron, who is by the way, one of the most reasonable defenders of the faith, in my opinion.  I have posted this ‘site’ below for my ‘blog’ today, as it was … Continue reading

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Long day-great reward

Most people are very busy everyday, with work and friends and family. Today was one for me…I was awake in the night for 3 hours so the length of day has become somewhat TIRED! Energy comes with small and great … Continue reading

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Life’s little analogies…

Today is a ‘purge and prune’ day. There are lots of little things we don’t need around here and I’m filling a laundry basket for the Salvation Army. (Who needs 5 rulers? an extra footstool and cutting board hanging in … Continue reading

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“Do nothing until you hear from me”…

This song came to mind as I was thinking about my day. It reminds me that Jesus is always aware of me and is on my side. This song written by Duke Ellington many years ago is a love song … Continue reading

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