Category Archives: gratitude

THESE ARE A FEW OF MY FAVORITE THINGS

I know I am blessed in so many ways. My family, my friends, where I live, the freedoms I enjoy, my health, my work…the list could go on and on. I don’t know about you but I too often forget … Continue reading

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SO MANY GOOD THINGS

It’s been a week with unexpected surprises. Several times I’ve felt like Johnny Appleseed. Oh, the Lord is good to me. And so I thank the Lord For giving me the things I need: The sun and the rain and … Continue reading

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HAPPY THANKSGIVING

It is Thanksgiving weekend in Canada. Normally, it is a lovely fall day with crisp leaves of gold and yellow, fat orange pumpkins and a blue sky. Not so much this weekend. We have (shh, don’t say it aloud) snow. … Continue reading

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LIFE ACCORDING TO PEANUT

It’s been a tough week. I don’t want to talk about it and you don’t want to hear about it so instead I am going to talk about my cat. His name is Peanut. We’ve had him for two years. … Continue reading

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A PLACE OF JOY

I have an old chair in the corner of the room  where I like to sit each morning with a cup of coffee, my Bible, my current journal and a handful of different colored pens. It’s where I ease my … Continue reading

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NOVEMBER

Yes, it’s November already. Already?? Yup. I like November. Here are some of my reasons. 1. The yard and gardens are ready for their long winter sleep and no longer require large amounts of time and energy. What’s not to … Continue reading

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YES, IT’S TRUE. I ADMIT IT.

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I know it’s odd but I like getting up in the dark. The dark feels sheltering–like I’m cocooned in a safe, warm place. I look out the window and the lights of town sparkle in a choker of gold and … Continue reading

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ORDINARY DAYS

An ordinary view from my house. I am grateful for ordinary days. Days when I putz along doing routine things. When I can follow a familiar routine and at the end of the day look back with satisfaction at what … Continue reading

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THESE THINGS I KNOW

1. Green is the color of life, hope and renewal. It is invigorating. It has a smell all its own partly grass, partly poplar trees and partly a store of memories. Days of romping in the grass, lying on my … Continue reading

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OVERWHELMED BY BEAUTY

Have you ever admired and enjoyed something so much you felt overwhelmed by beauty? I have and I thought I’d share a few of them with you. Sunrises. For some reason I enjoy them more than sunsets. Partially because I … Continue reading

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