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Sometimes it does take a village!

Sometimes it does take a village!

I have heard this African proverb quoted many times.  It is so popular now that we can just say, “it takes a village” and others will understand that we are talking about community, cooperation and group responsibility. This past week...... Read More

What I want to be when I grow up.

What I want to be when I grow up.

This week we attended our grandson’s graduation from Pre-School.  Everyone in his class is moving on to kindergarten.  It was a big deal for everyone, the kids, the parents, family members, and the teachers.  The best part for me was when...... Read More

Wait! Stop! I got on the wrong ride.

Wait! Stop! I got on the wrong ride.

When I was a young mom, I was not naïve; I knew that life has it ups and downs.  I expected a Merry-Go-Round, and got a Roller-Coaster. I thought that my life would go up and down, up and down, in gentle expected cycles of highs and lows.  I...... Read More

To be or not to be? Your choice!

To be or not to be? Your choice!

It seems that there are daily opportunities for me to become offended.  Bad drivers in traffic stress me out, people in grocery store lines say rude things, phone solicitation sales personnel try and scam me , the list goes on and on.  In each of...... Read More

Be Brave! Ride the Wave!

Be Brave! Ride the Wave!

I have never been on a surf board, and I am not sure that it will ever happen, but I do like playing around in the ocean.   While the waves are beautiful as they come crashing onto the shore, the ocean is powerful and we need to recognize signs...... Read More

Death is unexpected.

Death is unexpected.

Today is the 25th anniversary of the day my dad moved his residence to Heaven.  He went a few days before the big birthday celebration for Jesus.  Nick celebrates the day people pass away as their Heaven day, to him it is like a birthday.  He...... Read More

I am grateful.

I am grateful.

Today being Thanksgiving in the United States, I have been thinking about gratitude. I am grateful for a husband who understands me and treats me with kindness and compassion. I am grateful for forgiveness, not only from Jesus, but from everyone...... Read More

Be willing to try new things.

Be willing to try new things.

Nick is a great example to me.  One thing that was obvious from the first time he started physical therapy when he was a year old was that he was willing to try new things.  He is open to new experiences and challenges. I often will look at the...... Read More

What is today’s lesson?

What is today’s lesson?

Some days are hectic and some are relaxing.  Each one carries a potential lesson for us.  It is up to us to ponder, meditate and discover the lesson.  Some of life’s lessons are hard, others are easy.  Some lessons are learned through one...... Read More

Hindsight is really 20/20.

Hindsight is really 20/20.

For the past four months, I have been working on the second draft of the book I am writing about raising Nick.  I have such compassion for the young mother that I was.  I am astounded at the things that I have been able to do over the years.  I...... Read More

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