Tag Archives: God’s will

The Fourth of July as Thanksgiving Day

Today is the holiday set aside to celebrate our nation’s independence and the freedoms we are privileged to share in this country. For many people today is a time to barbecue or picnic, watch parades and relax with family and … Continue reading

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True Confessions

When I was in grammar school my sisters were teenagers who occasionally managed to get their hands on a magazine called True Confessions. This magazine was not approved reading for young girls and was considered fairly scandalous for the times, … Continue reading

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Contentment vs. Complacency

When folks greet me with a casual, “How are you today?” My frequent response is a lighthearted, “Just fine, all things considered.” This sometimes gets a chuckle, but my quip holds a world of truth for me. You might even … Continue reading

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Where is Your Emphasis?

In Mel Brooks’s comic classic movie, Young Frankenstein, the mad doctor’s unattractive, deformed assistant, Igor (EE-gor) insists that his name is pronounced “EYE-gor”. I see this as an illustration of what happens when my own ego becomes twistedly insistent on … Continue reading

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Baby Steps

I had made plans for this past week to attend a three-day training in Chicago;  flights were booked, reservations confirmed and vacations days approved.  I had eagerly anticipated this opportunity. On the appointed day my plans were upset by weather … Continue reading

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Erases 10 Years in 10 Minutes!

Enjoying a steaming cup of dandelion coffee and reading the Sunday paper one morning I turned a page in the magazine section to a large advertisement with the amazing headline above.  I think it was an attempt to sell a … Continue reading

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