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Lovingratitude Thursday – Authentic Friendships

February 26, 2015


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I am blessed with a number of deep, authentic friendships where honesty and a non-judgmental attitude prevail, where laughter, joy, friendship, and listening overcome the tears of life’s challenges, where belonging has no questions; where love is the “queen bee.” With lovingratitude, thank you to my friends for the gift of your genuine friendship, for […]

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Lovingratitude Thursday – God is on my Team

February 19, 2015



It have had a silly dream that has lived  in my mind’s eye for over 40 years.  It all started when I learned to play volleyball.    I always felt my goal was unachievable based on my height.  One coach suggested that I not even try.  Today, my dream became a reality, and a friend […]

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Mindfulness Monday – The Miraculous

February 9, 2015

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This week ESPNU is airing a story about a young man, Austin Hatch, who has survived two plane crashes, and he is now playing basketball for the University of Michigan.   This story is very close to me;  I know and love the Hatch Family.  In our home for many weeks, I kept a candle […]

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Mindfulness Monday – Soul of Humanity

January 19, 2015



I refuse to accept the view that mankind is so tragically bound to the starless midnight of racism and war that the bright daybreak of peace and brotherhood can never become a reality….  I believe that unarmed truth and unconditional love will have the final word –  Martin Luther King, Jr.’s Acceptance Speech for the […]

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