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My Bucket List

February 25,2016 You see articles on people with bucket lists. They are often posted on social media sites like Facebook .  Often times they will ask for donations to make everything on the bucket list come true for the individual it is posted for. Many times people do this for themselves, relatives or friends when […]

The Bible and Music

February 23,2016 The Bible according to Wikipedia is a collection of texts sacred in Judaism and Christianity. It is a collection of scriptures written at different times by different authors in different locations. Jews and Christians consider the books of the Bible to be a product of divine inspiration or an authoritative record of the […]

Seasons and Happy Hands and Feet

February 20, 2016 I have met many people in my life. I think the ones that have had the biggest effect on me are those that are born with a disability, missing limbs or have lost them at some point in there lives but still live as if they had everything everyone else has. I’ve […]

The Little Animals and Those “Ahh” Moments

February 18, 2016 Have you ever gone to the zoo and watched the different animals. The monkeys come up to the front and make faces at everyone or sit and stare. The giraffes, elephants and rhinos just seem to ignore everyone while the lions, tigers and bears yawn, growl and roar to the excitement of […]

The Colorful World and Rainbows

February 16,2016 Genesis 9: 12-17 God said, “This is the sign of the covenant which I am making between Me and you and every living creature that is with you, for all successive generations; I set My bow in the cloud, and it shall be for a sign of a covenant between Me and the […]

I Can See

February 15, 2016 When I was a teenager, I tried an experiment. I would walk around the house memorizing where the furniture was. I would count the steps from the bedroom to the bathroom, from the bathroom to the living room and on to the kitchen. I would run my hands across the counter, over […]

Three More Days of Thankfulness

February 12, 2016 I mentioned in an earlier post that some of the things I am thankful for might sound silly to some of you, but I have been through different periods in my life where I did without a lot of the basics that most people take for granted, and I learned to be […]

Happy St. Valentines Day

There are several “martyrs” associated with the name “Valentine”. It is not known for sure whether “Valentines” day resulted from Valentine of Terni or Valentine of Rome. According to Wikipedia, Valentines Day was celebrated for both of theses saints, however there are legends that one performed Christian weddings for soldiers who were forbidden to marry […]

Living Life

February 9, 2016 I love to sleep. It seems that as I have gotten older I need more than I used to. I used to be able to burn the candle at both ends, so to speak, but it was necessary at that time. I almost always had to work two jobs or double shifts, […]

Laughter

February 8, 2016 Did you know that there are actual health benefits from laughter? Following is a list of eight of them. Lower blood pressure Increase vascular blood flow and oxygenation of the blood Give a workout to the diaphragm and abdominal, respiratory, facial, leg, and back       muscles Reduce certain stress hormones such as cortisol […]