Category Archives: Faith

Happy Trails

The other day, I wrote about my gift of roses that I received after my husband’s death.  Many people think they were a sign from my him but I believe they were from my mother.  Roses had significance for her … Continue reading

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The Rose

I’ve been trying to find the words to tell my story about the rose.  It was a watershed experience in my life and I worry that I won’t be able to make it come out right.  So I’ll just plunge … Continue reading

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Signs

Last night, coming home on the train, I was thinking about the choices we make.  How we can choose to acknowledge the beauty and hope in life or not; how we can choose to see beyond what our senses tell us … Continue reading

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Only The Strong Survive

This morning when I opened Facebook, this photo showed up in my News Feed from a page called The Mind Unleashed.   I thought “Wow, how true is that” and immediately shared it. I’ve been thinking about it all day, … Continue reading

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Fresh Earth

I sit in the quickening darkness and listen. The birds last song of the evening giving way to the night chorus of peepers. The panting of the dogs as they tire themselves out struggling over one last stick. Eventually, even … Continue reading

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There’s Always Good

We are doing a lot of  landscaping and hardscaping this year.  We plan to make our own outdoor retreat with a terraced bank and a waterfall.  So we had to take down a number of trees that were too close … Continue reading

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