Tag Archives: love

Can’t wait to get out of this boat & share weekly blessings

Way back at the end of September–gosh was that only a week ago?–I vowed after reading Harula’s post: Once a week in October, November and December I will  share Blessings, both received and given.  To consciously acknowledge some of the ordinary … Continue reading

Posted in October 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 55 Comments

I will not shut down.

My country can shut down, my friends can throw me away, everything can go to hell in a hand basket, but I will not shut down.   How easy it is to shut down! To tighten up, to fuss, to … Continue reading

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“Count our Blessings” blogging practice

Dear readers, I have been inspired by a new blogging friend from Scotland–someone I met during The Great Blogging Switcheroo with Roughwighting this month.  Her name is Harula. She writes “Words that Serve” and inspires folks in many different ways. … Continue reading

Posted in September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 86 Comments

Thirty-five years ago the bridesmaids wore yellow

Thirty-five years ago the bridesmaids wore yellow. A hot yellow sun oven-baked the Methodist church on September 9th, 1978.  We sweltered.  We sweated. (OK, maybe it rained.  Maybe the bridesmaids wore baby blue and maybe we married in the Presbyterian … Continue reading

Posted in September 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 61 Comments

Thirty days to live

This week one of my friends shared a dream. In the dream, which she described as half-way between waking and sleeping, feeling so utterly “realistic”, a voice told her:  “You have thirty days to live.  Get your affairs in order.” … Continue reading

Posted in August 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 83 Comments

“Friendship is the breathing rose”

Last week my friend Doris invited me to stop by.  We get together every few months at her house.  She serves coffee or tea and delicious sweets.  Her husband, Howard, usually stops puttering to say hello, pausing at the table … Continue reading

Posted in July 2013 | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 35 Comments

Love letter to you, Dad, on Father’s Day

Dear Dad, Today hundreds of thousands of fathers will open Hallmark and American Greeting cards and read aloud loving sentiments shared by sons and daughters across the heart of this land. Perhaps they’ll wipe away a stray tear knowing they … Continue reading

Posted in June 2013 | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment