Tag Archives: gratitude

Memories of My Father

I try not to be sad around Father’s Day, but I am.  I miss my dad.  A lot. Sometimes I pull out old VHS tapes of him and watch them.  They bring a rush of emotions that flood my soul … Continue reading

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Sending Happy 25th Birthday Wishes To You, Son, with Much Love

Dear Son, How can a mother ever forget the day that her first child, a son, is born?  You came into the world 25 years ago today at 2:18 pm.  I can hardly believe it’s been 25 years.  But I … Continue reading

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Pick Me Up

The daily prompt:  What is the one word or phrase that immediately cheers you up when you hear it?     When my father passed away 20 years ago, I did not deal with my grief very well.  Several months after … Continue reading

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Daily Prompt: Teacher’s Pet

Tell us about a teacher who had a real impact on your life, either for the better or the worse. How is your life different today because of him or her? I was never a teacher’s pet, and it wasn’t something … Continue reading

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Is It Over Yet?

As a blogger I felt it was my duty last week to write a post about Thanksgiving.   I tried but failed.   I tried to come up with something…. anything about Thanksgiving such as a list of what I’m thankful for.  … Continue reading

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Monday’s Question

I’m recovering from surgery which has involved some barbaric pain, pain pills, and brain fog, so let’s just say I haven’t been paying very much attention to this blog.  I think I have missed Monday’s Question for the past two Monday’s.  … Continue reading

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A Mother’s Love

It was said in church today that Mother’s Day can be a very difficult time for some.  It’s difficult for mothers who have lost babies or children.  It’s difficult for anyone who no longer has their mother.  It’s difficult for those … Continue reading

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