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Even the Sparrows

I recently moved into a new home in a somewhat rural area. My room has a nice large window that allows me the opportunity to look out over the front yard. Fortunately, the trees in my front yard provide homes … Continue reading

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Why Easter is My Favorite Holiday

***Originally posted April 20, 2014*** Easter has always been my favorite holiday. My mother always thought it was strange that while other children were looking forward to Christmas or even Halloween, I always had my sights set on Easter. When … Continue reading

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Consider the Lillies

I was born precisely nine days before the fiftieth birthday of one of the people I admire most, my maternal grandmother Lillie May Estes. I know this fact very well because she often expressed her disappointment that I didn’t “wait” … Continue reading

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Never Ignore a Prompting (aka: The Disappearing Blog)

All week I worked on a blog that I planned to post today. I thought it was a good one, but for some reason I kept getting the feeling that it was not the blog I should post. It was … Continue reading

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To Everything There is a Season

There is a huge tree outside my office window. I’ve grown quite attached to it over the last couple of years. It has been my companion through the ups, downs and stresses of my work days. My office is one … Continue reading

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Twenty Million Moments

Today is my sweet husband’s birthday. For the past 38 years, we have celebrated his birthdays together, but this year he will be celebrating in Heaven. As I reflected on these birthdays, these years, I discovered that we had been … Continue reading

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Angel Friends

I find it difficult to believe, but it has been more than four years since I last posted anything on this site. These years have been challenging, full of trials, illness, pain, and sorrow. They have left me feeling depleted, … Continue reading

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Rainy Days & Mondays

This morning, I reluctantly pried myself out of bed, still mourning the loss of that precious hour that was stolen from me yesterday. As I pushed through my morning routine, sluggish and bleary eyed, I searched for something positive to … Continue reading

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Greener Grass

Recently, my morning drive was slowed by a couple of young cows endeavoring to make their way to the pasture across the road. I’m not sure how they escaped the confines of their own pasture. I’m also not sure why … Continue reading

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My Gifts

  It has been four weeks today since my mother passed away. As you might expect, I’ve spent much of that time reminiscing about her. My mind has sifted through a seemingly endless procession of memories as I have attempted … Continue reading

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