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Christmas Reflections

“It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air.” – W. T. Ellis “Peace on earth will come to stay, when we live Christmas everyday.”- Helen Steiner Rice “The best of all Christmas gifts around any Christmas tree: the presence of a happy family all wrapped up in each other.” – Burton […]

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Twilight Approaching

“Twilight – a time of pause when nature changes her guard. All living things would fade and die from too much light and too much dark, if twilight were not.” – Howard Thurman “Age is opportunity no less than youth itself, though in another dress. And as the evening twilight fades away, the sky is […]

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Changing Seasons

“In early June the world of leaf and blade and flower explodes, and every sunset is different.” – John Steinbeck, The Winter of Our Discontent “Summertime is always the best of what might be.” – Charles Bowden “The spring rains woke the dormant tillers, and bright green shoots sprang from the moist earth and rose like […]

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Easter Blessings

“Easter is… Joining in a birdsong, Eying an early sunrise, Smelling yellow daffodils, Unbolting windows and doors, Skipping through meadows, Cuddling newborns, Hoping, believing, Reviving spent life, Inhaling fresh air, Sprinkling seeds along furrows, Tracking in the mud. Easter is the soul’s first taste of spring.” – Richelle E. Goodrich, Making wishes “If anyone or anything tries to curse or […]

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

“Now when the primrose makes a splendid show, and lilies face the March-winds in full blow, and humbler growths as moved with one desire put on, to welcome spring, their best attire…” – William Wordsworth, Poor Robin, March 1840 “St. Patrick’s Day is here, you see. We’ll pick some shamrocks, one, two, three. We’ll count the leaves and […]

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Happy St. Valentine’s Day

“With the lengthening days which distinguish the third month of winter from its predecessor, come ardent desires for spring, and longings for the time of birds and flowers. An adventurous swallow too early flying from the south, a vision of snowdrops in the snow, a day of April warmth lit by a slant February sun, […]

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Christmas Cheer

“May you have the gladness of Christmas which is hope; The spirit of Christmas which is peace; The heart of Christmas which is love.”         – Ada V. Hendricks October Transitioning was to be my last personal newsletter until I was ready  to provide the launch date for Lords and Lepers, hopefully by spring 2018 at […]

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October Transitioning

“In the garden, autumn is, indeed the crowning glory of the year, bringing us the fruition of months of thought and care and toil. And at no season, safe perhaps in daffodil time, do we get such superb colour effects as from August to November.” – Rose G. Kingsley, The Autumn Garden “There is no season […]

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