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Embracing the Dark--Living with Loneliness

Loneliness should always be embraced.

Despite how difficult it may be for us to dwell in the absence of good people who understand us, loneliness handled with maturity and grace is a true sign of depth of our character. 246 more words


Only you can fix your broken window.

I’ve come to realise in the last few years that most people in life are far too busy worrying about their own problems, to try in any tangible way to help ‘fix’ yours. 536 more words

Thoughts On Things Below The Surface...

Ignoring the Naysayers, Part 2, A TOOLBOX FOR LIFE: SKILLS YOU NEED TO SUCCEED, Pastor Rick Warren – Daily Hope

“Show me how much you love me, Lord, and save me according to your promise.
Then I can answer those who insult me because I trust in your word.”

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A Refugee

Unlike other indoor plants in this house. this one came here on its own. In spite of repeated efforts made by this house’s owner to uproot it completely, it keeps returning and continues to grow and prosper…

Whatever You Are, Be a Good One ~ Abraham Lincoln

I took a few weeks off from blogging to gear up for my daughter’s graduation in Seattle.  My daughter is one of the most persistent people I know. 355 more words


Bravery in the face of fear

People tell me pretty regularly how brave I must be. You’re so brave, going to Europe by yourself! You’re so brave going to events alone! You’re so brave, walking the dog at night! 817 more words



“When we are weak, we are strong”. That quote is a line from a song I love – I guess it is what you could call an oxymoron, two things that don’t go together, but do. 714 more words