Category Archives: Life Lessons

Shrikes and Hummingbirds: Shred or Pollinate

Shrikes impale their victims on thorns, and then shred their flesh; whereas, hummingbirds pollinate flowers, enabling them to bloom. In the human kingdom, we can choose to act like a shrike or a hummingbird. Here’s some interesting facts about shrikes … Continue reading

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What do you love to do the most?

I watched my grown son and two-year-old great-nephew run around in circles with blanket and  dish towel capes tied around their necks. Little Stephen Michael squealed, “I’m flying, I’m Superman,” while Josiah pranced like an Arabian horse. I videoed the scene … Continue reading

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Mid-flight

A seagull follows our boat, and we make a friend. Granted, he’s after our peanuts, but we don’t mind. He flaps his wings against the wind and cuts through currents until he looms before us. READ ENTIRE POST…

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Courage is Accumulative

I believe that courage is accumulative. The more we make decisions to overcome our fears and do what we know is right, the more our minds and spirits increase in strength and resolve. READ THE ENTIRE POST…

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Rest

“There is a rest for the people of God.” I’ve spent seasons of my life working feverishly towards goals…establishing ministries, building businesses, acquiring educational degrees. Yet this season is different. Why? Is it because I’m wiser? I hope so, but … Continue reading

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Garden Shift: Finding New Places to Blossom

My war with the squirrels took a recent turn. Here’s why. I planted; they nibbled until the new blooms disappeared. They munched on the Shasta Daisy leaves until only stubs remained. Oh and the botanist who insisted that marigolds repeal squirrels, … Continue reading

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Gardening and my Incorrigible Soul

Incorrigible: .    Firmly rooted; ineradicable: incorrigible faults. .    Difficult or impossible to control or manage: an incorrigible, spoiled child. American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition http://www.wordnik.com/words/incorrigible Have you ever felt like your soul was incorrigible? I have. … Continue reading

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