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Whole Hearts Overflowing with LOVE!!

Today is the second Sunday of Lent – and my younger brother Dwight’s birthday! The caboose of our family: #5 of 5. We are celebrating the gift of his life. Dwight’s life is rather miraculous. Born with a hole in … Continue reading

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Ups and Downs Journeys

“The journey is essential to the dream.”  Saint Francis of Assisi Lent is often described as a journey. We start with ashes (and good intentions) and wind our way for forty days through a few mountains (and perhaps a few … Continue reading

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Unsinkable Rainbows (of God’s Love!)

One of Sunday’s Scripture readings covered Noah’s ark emerging from the flood. Go figure the animals partied when they hit land! But there’s more to the story: rainbows and covenants. After the massive flood destroyed everything in Noah’s time, God … Continue reading

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#LENT: A Bluebird Sighting

First let me clarify, I don’t remember ever seeing a bluebird near our home in winter. Lots of cardinals flitter about, but bluebirds? Nada. Last week searching for something in my bedroom, I heard tapping on the window. After a … Continue reading

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Ash Wednesday: Radiant Embraces

And so it begins, the season of Lent. This year instead of ashes visibly smudged on our foreheads, ashes will be sprinkled over our bowed heads. Little did we know when Lent began last year how drastically things would change. … Continue reading

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Love! Love! Love!

“Love is the beauty of the soul.” Saint Augustine HaPpY Valentine’s Day from Virginia! You may think you’re off the hook if you don’t have a sweetheart to share the day with (wife, hubby, partner, significant other, boyfriend, girlfriend, doggie, … Continue reading

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Maxwell Leadership Maxims

Years ago my big brother Dean invited me to a weekend seminar given by business leadership guru John C. Maxwell. I had a pile of his books, so enjoyed attending. This week I found notes from that seminar whilst doing … Continue reading

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Quickie Quote: Transformative Time Grooves

Encountered an inspirational quote on Instagram today that definitely deserves a share. And for some reason pink flamingos make Virginia happy, maybe these will have same effect on you… “You can’t give your life more time, so give the time … Continue reading

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Snapshots & Whatnot: Warbler Bluesbusters

When we are having a challenging day and nothing seems to be going our way, maybe we should take a page from Dr. Seuss books and hear what he has to say… Mr. Warbler with a bad case of The … Continue reading

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Indelible Bubbles

Last night reading Anne Lamott’s “Small Victories” this sentence jumped off the page: “You can change the world with a hot bath if you sink into it from a place of knowing that you are worth profound care, even when … Continue reading

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