Truth or Escape ~

This may appear to be a few days late, but timeliness in posting hasn't been my strength lately.  If you have noticed, my last post is wishing you a Happy 4th of July... 2014!  Let me get caught up.... Happy Halloween, Happy Thanksgiving, Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays, and finally... Happy New Year! There, I …

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Happy Fourth of July ~

"Freedom's natal day is here.  Fire the guns and shout for freedom, see the flag above unfurled!  Hail the stars and stripes forever, Dearest flag in all the world." ~  Florence A. Jones ~ Happy 4th of July!   While celebrating, let us remember the significance of this day, as well as the individuals that strived …

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The Gift ~

It didn't matter what it was ~ jewelry, a book, a teddy bear, or a simple little dish that was picked up at the flea market.  This price tag, whether high or low, just didn't matter. It was the manner in how the gift box was presented that made the difference.  Mom cared.  Regardless of its content, …

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Santa’s Simple Request ~

Ever since I was a little girl, I have been enamored with Santa, or the mere thought of him.  What is his secret?  How does he stay so happy all of the time, even when little children are screaming to get away from him?  What is his magical technique for spreading Christmas joy? My first …

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Faith to Listen ~

Last year it was faith…  the word that I chose to reflect upon throughout the year.   When I mentioned the word faith to a friend, she stated, “Ah ~ Faith… the opposite of fear”.  I love it when someone can state something so clear and simple, yet so powerful at the same time.   In fact, …

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