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The Weeds of Life

“O my God, since thou art with me, and I must now, in obedience to thy commands, apply my mind to these outward things, I beseech thee to grant me the grace to continue in thy presence; and to this end do thou prosper me with thy assistance, receive all my works, and possess all my affections.” 


Tim's Sink

A part of Christmas in July.

Tim leaned against the kitchen doorway, his pack hanging from a tired shoulder and his uniform shirt clenched in his fist, his knuckles white. 1,187 more words


Dirty Dishes Breed like Rabbits!

Many years ago a friend said that to me after she had been married for a while!  It is true!  I wake up to dishes.  There are more around noon and, of course, a pile at supper!   40 more words

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Perspective is everything....

thich nhat hanh puts life so in perspective for me. Sometimes I do not appreciate the beauty in everyday tasks—okay, most of the time, I do not appreciate the beauty in everyday tasks—but his thoughts in this poem, found in the book “moments of mindfulness” help me to see these tasks as more than necessary evils. 205 more words

Holding On

They say God doesn’t give you more than you can handle.  I have now had my fill of what I can handle. I am dangling by a thin thread by one hand saying out loud to God, “No more! 664 more words


Dirty Dishes

This is a true story ;-)

It was becoming harder to ignore the sink full of crusty dirty dishes. Tomorrow I will tackle it. I have more important things to do. 629 more words

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