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Home at last, after being stuck in Casablanca!!!

Hello World

Hurray, I can blog even with much more difficulty than anticipated. It’s been near ‘shaggy’ dear world and why not thrilling. I was there working out and smiling as much on the day of my departure, not knowing that a scheduled 8-9 hours flight (em if I flew directly you know), will end up taking me at least 30 hours. 363 more words

Marie's Garden

CONFESSIONS OF A RELUCTANT MENTOR

My first confession today is that I am afraid. Every time I slip backwards or lose the ability to do something I fear that I may have started the inevitable slide down the darker side of my life’s… 796 more words

Parkinson's

I Would Rather Be Ashes than Dust

Jack London has always been, will always be, one of my favorite writers. His style is terribly manly, his subjects hubris-filled survivalists. I remember listening to his short story, “To Build a Fire,” in Mr. 925 more words

Death Of A Child

The Makings of You...

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It is in times of trial and tribulation that we really get to see our true character and what we are made of. 423 more words

Inspirational

DISTRACTIONS DURING PRAYER? HOW TO MORTIFY NOT JUST THE FLESH, BUT THE BRAIN AS WELL

How to stay joyful and serene when things ‘go wrong’

“To preserve our cheerfulness amid sicknesses and troubles is a sign of a right and and good spirit. 267 more words

Spirituality

7,447 DAYS

Well, the countdown of the 7,447 has finally started. I have reached a point where my enemy’s assault has put the slightest dent in the rim of my shield. 702 more words

Parkinson's

When Life Keeps Going & Going & Going

This video fascinated me yesterday. The washer kept going and going and going. I kept waiting for it to quit, thinking it might just fall apart, expecting it to explode but it simply held up under extreme hardship and duress. 180 more words

Life