Some days, when I wake up grouchy or out of sorts, (I wonder why that is, anyway?) I need a quick fix to shift the mood. Here are a few easy as pie ways I’ve found to make my day a happier one. I hope one might be a help in turning your day around. If... read more
Where does your inspiration come from? Where do you get your strength, the deepening of faith or courage, the means of building a better life? Seems there are so many voices calling to us- shouting at us – pushing and pulling for our attention. This morning,... read more
I tend to attach myself with strong, deep ties to people I love. When I miss them, I miss then LOTS. But then… the missing is simply a reminder of how much I love them, and it comes with a great appreciation for the memories shared. I miss my mom and dad. A lot.... read more
Because these eyes are dealing with disease that slowly robs me of sight, I’ve spent a lot of time pondering over the blessing of what I can see. Where, at one time, I may have casually seen things in passing, it’s no longer that simple. With the... read more
Thank you for sending in several wonderful quotes for me to share. Today I want to focus on joy. This first one is from Sarah. It’s one of my favorites, too! Life is to be enjoyed, not just endured Gordon B. Hinckley, dear teacher that He was, understood the... read more
I love good, happy news. There is so much sad, disheartening, ugly info in the media. Thank goodness for those who post the good stuff (like Huffington Post) so we get a boost of HAPPY! I’m going to begin posting Happy News on a regular basis. Just so, if... read more
I’ve seen the quote: Don’t just stand there. Do Something. I’ve also seen the clever opposite: Don’t do something. Just stand there. Both have merit, don’t they? Sometimes, I need to stop rolling things around in my head, or... read more
Wolves and sheep don’t mix, right? But, when we’re talking symbolically, or using them to explain principles and talk about basic peace and goodness, they do. I love the following very short story about what we feed ourselves. Even though it’s... read more
Ever need to borrow someone else’s words because your own don’t seem sufficient? I have. Often. I figure, if someone has already said, in the best way I can imagine, a certain thought – why not just share it? You know by now, if you... read more
Sometimes I cling to things as though my breath depends on it. Like the song Jesus take the wheel I will determine to let go and let God, as they say. Then I grab for a measure of control again. I just need to give it up. There are other things I need to give up. . .... read more
Sometimes you don't need to cross the finish line first to come out a winner. That was the case last Saturday, when hundreds of runners competed in a Minnesota cross-country competition. "I was past the 2-mile mark, I was right around the corner from the finish line,"...
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