Monthly Archives: October 2011

Sealed with a Kiss

Before I go on a weekend seminar trip I leave post-it notes around the house for my hubby to find–in his desk, on the TV remote, in his underwear drawer, on the shower wall, under his bed pillow, in his … Continue reading

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A Rose by Any Other Name…

In the play, Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare wrote, “A rose by any other name would smell as sweet.”  I’ve often wondered would I be me if my folks had named me Harriet or Bonnie instead of Kay?  Did I grow into … Continue reading

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Welcome to My World, Siri

Have you met Siri yet?  She’s a unique feature on Apple’s iPhone 4S.  Her quirky and clever “personality” fascinates folks enough that they will stand in a long line outside an Apple store for forty-five plus minutes on a Sunday … Continue reading

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Time X Infinity

I love watches–all sizes and shapes.  I feel compelled to check the time wherever I happen to be at any given moment.  I am a time-controlled creature.  Maybe that’s why I like and understand Ecclesiastes 3 so well.  “There is … Continue reading

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To B with Love

Due to painful experiences in her past, a friend of mine, finds it hard to believe anyone truly loves her.  B. isn’t sure she even knows what love is.  As I contemplated her questions, I began to wonder if I … Continue reading

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Ferget-abat-it!

Richard and I were in line waiting to exit from Costco when a guy in his twenties pushed ahead of us.  Irked, I mumbled something about being rude. The young man whirled about and snarled, “I can’t wait for old … Continue reading

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Dare, Dare, Double-dare

I can’t begin to enumerate the texts I claim as favorites:  Hebrews 13:5; Zephaniah 3:17; Psalm 91: Philippians 4:4; Philippians 4:19; Jeremiah 29:11; Jeremiah 31:3 to name but a few.  Which of God’s 8,000 promises resonates with you?  For instance, … Continue reading

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A Paraphrase to Live By

When we were dating, Richard called me his “little mountain goat,” for the way I would scamper over rocks and cliffs at the ocean.  Today the mountain goat in me must temper her enthusiasm with practicality.  No more leaping from … Continue reading

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But I’m a Princess!

A five-year-old girl fell into a well and broke her leg.  When her father tried to lift her from the well, the girl screamed in pain.  “Daddy, you’re hurting me,” she cried.  To save her life, he persisted despite her … Continue reading

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A Winning Lottery Ticket!

Here’s a winning lottery ticket–guaranteed!  But first a few facts about State-run lotteries.  The first recorded lottery was conducted by the Hans Dynasty (205-187 B.C.) to help pay for building the Great Wall of China, so says Wikipedia.  In the … Continue reading

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