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Li'l Lisa Jane

This is a follow on from last week’s piece about simple songs. Someone replied to the last piece by commenting that her song got heard much better by her therapist than by her husband. 530 more words

The Inner World

The Stories We Don't Want to Hear

It seems an obvious statement that some stories are more easily heard and enjoyed than others. Many are pulled in by action and adventure, mystery and suspense. 873 more words

Chronic Pain

Is God Always Listening?

God really is always listening. You would never know it, though, by the way some of us pray:

  • Some shout his name over and over with each repetition louder than the last as if to wake him up from a nap…after all heaven IS really far away!
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Creative Prayer


“Too often we underestimate the power of a touch, a smile, a kind word, a listening ear, an honest compliment, or the smallest act of caring, all of which have the potential to turn a life around.” ― Leo Buscaglia

When The Dinging Isn't Daunting Enough

I love the differences in cultures that can only be experienced when you’ve been given an opportunity to immerse in them.

Reading about places is great. 490 more words

Blueberries, Sal, and Tales for The Picking

I LOVE blueberry picking.

I love it for several reasons. The ‘kerplunk’ of the berries hitting the pail that kept Sal and her mother in touch in ‘Blueberries for Sal’ is only the beginning! 401 more words

Fat Bottom Fifties Get Fierce