Tag Archives: random thoughts


“Do you absolutely have to go out this evening, Gwen?” Dave asked as he watched her wipe off the counter.  “Seems like the girls expect so much of you: baby showers, bridal showers, Tupperware parties, candle parties, card parties, someone … Continue reading

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The Crows

High in the trees o’er the rain-soaked earth The birds all sing to the new day’s birth, And above it all comes the rasping call Of the crows in flight as they survey all. Black wings high over greening fields, … Continue reading

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Overcoming Fear

We had a Sunday School lesson one time on the subject of Fear.  As we were discussing this lesson and I was considering various angles of the topic, a completely new thought popped into my mind: “Fear is self-centredness.” Another … Continue reading

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Encouraging Thought for the Day

IMPROVEMENT by Edgar Guest The joy of life is living it or so it seems to me; in finding shackles on your wrists, then struggling till you’re free; in seeing wrongs and righting them, in dreaming splendid dreams, then toiling … Continue reading

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I Witnessed a ‘Mugging’ Today…

And Rescued the Victim With My Bare Hands! Fellow blogger ApronheadLilly wrote a post yesterday about witnessing a murder: she saw a Cooper’s Hawk kill a blackbird in her back yard.  I know that nature takes its tragic course around … Continue reading

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One Day in March

A fence post, stark and weathered,   stood knee-deep in the snow. The sun was telling winter,   “It is time for you to go.” The fence post leaned forlornly,   The snow was sagging down, And if the post … Continue reading

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Comforters for Children, Timing for Birds

A friend and I went shopping for fabric yesterday.  It was a pleasant outing, but this morning I’m dealing with the consequences: a plugged sinus that prevented me from falling back to sleep when I awoke at 5am.  So I’ll … Continue reading

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