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Seasoned With Love

I couldn’t have been more than ten or eleven years old.  It was a hot, Summer afternoon and I decided to cool off by taking a swim in the river that ran down the hill from our home.  The water was cold and my dog jumped in to splash around with me.  After a while I...

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Just Stay Calm

Is there something in your life that's breaking your heart right now? Do you wake up in the middle of the night with your pulse racing because you simply don't know what to do? Do you wonder where the strength will come from to face another day? Let's face it; life...

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Darkness and Light

“There is not enough darkness in the world to extinguish the light of one small candle.”  (Spanish proverb).We are surrounded by tragedy - both personal and as a society - these are the dark periods in our lives, in the lives of our nations and of the world.  At...

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On The Wings of the Morning

I have an artist friend who paints glorious landscapes in amazing detail.  His depictions of the Atlantic waves breaking themselves on the rocky shores of Newfoundland, or the gentle slap of fresh water on the burnished, burnt rocks of Georgian Bay are so alive with...

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Just Do Your Best

I am privileged to live in a retirement facility where I continue to learn from other residents and members of the staff.Recently, a waitress was given the opportunity to fulfill the role of the dining room manager when that manager was absent for a week. The...

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The Cat That Wouldn’t Trust

"Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you." (1 Peter 5:7 NIV)Imagine a terrified cat trapped in a tight space — the space between a ceiling and the floor above it. That's exactly where we found our cat one day. Now this is not the contented cat that I...

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Loving Yourself…What Does THAT Mean?

"'Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your strength and with all your mind'; and 'Love your neighbour as yourself.'" (Luke 10:27 NIV)Loving yourself is a divine law! It is in the great commandment in Scripture. Yet...

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The Editor

I just finished editing a paper for my younger son. It actually started out as 12 pages; but by the end, it was down to 10.... This must have been hard on my son. I know from being on the other end of the manuscript that it is incredibly hard when someone edits your...

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“Buggy Whip” Cedars

Having just put in a flower bed, my husband and I were looking for affordable cedars to plant it with. After pricing them at nearby nurseries, we finally decided on some that were 15$ per tree. They were bare-root, and the four-foot trees looked more like buggy whips...

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Bengali? Or Bengali?

Google translate got me into trouble yesterday. I typed in the word "Bengali", pulled out the response written in such beautiful shrift and pasted it into my document. It was to be the hyperlink to a document that a friend had painstakingly translated into Bengali,...

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Come Sit by Me

"Come near to God, and he will come near to you." (James 4:8 NIV) Out of the mouths of babes! At the park, while watching Bubble Man move his apparatus so that the wind would blow hundreds of iridescent bubbles at a time, my great-granddaughter patted the grass, and...

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