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Soar Like and Eagle, Replanting and Night Skies

May 13, 2017 – Soar like an Eagle I got the phone call at 5:30 in the morning. They said Ken had stopped breathing and they were trying to revive him. I knew in my heart that he was gone. Sad as it was, it was what I had prayed for the night before when […]

Walking the Hill and Mrs. Beasley May be Back

May 11, 2017- Walking the Hill Osteoarthritis is a common ailment that often comes with getting older. While our bones and joints might ache, if caught early you can lead a pretty normal life by using the right medications, the right exercises and the right mind set. Rheumatoid arthritis is completely different. It not only […]

Disappointments, Between a Rock and a Hard Spot, and Training my Thoughts

May 8, 2017 – Disappointments Life has no guarantees. We can plan, we can pray, we can hope, but very seldom does it turn out exactly as we want it to. I’ve had a lot of disappointments in my life and I have to had to face the cold, hard fact that there will probably […]

Health, The Kindness of Others, Warmer Days

May 5, 2017 – Health I wasn’t really a sickly child. I was born with asthma and while my older sister told me in later years that I had some horrendous attacks, there are very few that I remember. I spent six years in foster homes and during that time only had one attack and […]

Inventions and Libraries

May 3, 2017 – Inventions There was a time in our history when appliances didn’t exist. I know, everyone knows that, but do you ever think what it would be like without them. Imagine having to salt all your meat and dry it to preserve it. Think about what it would be like to have […]

Catching Up Again

I know that I am way behind, but things were pretty busy the last few weeks, however I did not neglect writing down my “thankful” topics for each day. I hope to be completely caught up in the next few days. April 28, 2017 – Farmers Several times in my life I lived on or […]

New Life, Past Sins, and One More Year

April 25, 2017 – New Life There is nothing more precious than new life. When a mother and father look at and hold their just born child, there is such a feeling of wonder, awe and happiness that courses through their veins. They, with the help of God, through their acts of love help create […]