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Three Things Thursday – July 27, 2017

Here is another Three Things Thursday where it is your goal to share three happy things you experienced in the seven days past. There is a new host for this weekly collection of happy, Natalie @ There She Goes just picked … Continue reading

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Three Things Thursday – July 20, 2017

My fourth run in Three Things Thursday where it is your goal to share three happy things you experienced in the seven days past. There is a new host for this weekly collection of happy, Natalie @ There She Goes … Continue reading

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Wish – WPC – 03/08/17

Everyone has wishes. Things that mean so much to us we concentrate on them for weeks, months or years before they actually come to pass. Right now my fondest wish is to see this guy pictured above take his “walk” … Continue reading

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Jubilant – Weekly Photo Challenge -20 May 2016

  The Weekly Photo Challenge gives me the excuse to share the photos I collect incessantly about every experience in my life. Yes, that is a confession, I take a lot of photos!   This week the theme in my world … Continue reading

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Graduation Day 2016

In each of our lives there are days we point to for a long period of time, events we refer to as milestones, or time checks where we mentally and physically transition from one setting or perceived state to another. … Continue reading

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Survival – Daily Post – 5-12-16

The one word Daily Post prompt is Survival. Immediately when I read this I thought it would tie in so nicely with an idea I have been promoting as we approach the graduation of my daughter along with millions of … Continue reading

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Life Imitates Art -WPC – 2-12-16

This Weekly Photo Challenge is about life imitating art. While I don’t have occasion to mimic many statues I do think I have something that will fit the bill. Fast forward a few years and many hundreds of gallons of … Continue reading

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Steps to Building a Ministry (Yeah Write Moonshine Grid 149)

 When I left the church I attended for thirteen years I had to give up many things: friendships, positions, opportunities to serve and something I hold very dear, an established ministry of sending Christmas shoe boxes to children around the world. While the … Continue reading

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To Be A Hero You Must Be Imperfect (Yeah Write WWC 147)

To be a hero you have to be imperfect. I am not talking about the Super Bowl MVP, or the one who carries home hardware from The Oscars or the Grammy Awards. I am talking about being someone a child … Continue reading

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Adventures In Downsizing (Yeah Write Moonshine 146)

When you land a job, it can be one of the greatest feelings you will ever experience, especially if it is something you have been in school or trained for over several years. The feeling of accomplishment is something to … Continue reading

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Losing a Brother (Yeah Write Weekly Challenge 145)

How do you deal with losing a sibling? This is someone you live with every day for years and suddenly they are ripped from your life. It is one of those “life events” as they call them that will send … Continue reading

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What If You Can Read, But There Are No Books? (Yeah Write Weekly Challenge 144)

Reading is a pleasure each of us holds most dear. From the moment we begin to understand how to make the letters on the page mean something we unlock the joy of stories, fantasy and learning. The mesmerizing and tantalizing … Continue reading

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5 Minutes = 5 Years of Therapy

Note: This is the last of the guest posts during this week since I have been out of the country. I appreciate Susannah, Janet, Gina and David doing this and I hope you clicked the link to their blogs as … Continue reading

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My Favorite Music Makers

When we first thought about having children, one of the things my wife and i prayed for them was the gift of musical talent. I have always loved music and became enamored with the music of the Eighties when I … Continue reading

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When A Pie to My Face Can Motivate a Kid

Recently I was blessed to accept the opportunity to guide the missions activities at my church. It sprang from the trip I took with eleven others to deliver shoe box gifts to some children in the Central America country of … Continue reading

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