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Mar.27.2012
My sister told me a few weeks ago that she could tell in my writing that was sad. She is the only person I know that reads every word I write. She can tell by my writing that something has happened. I shared the something with her and she listened. My sister's first tendency is to go and slay the...
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Mar.27.2012
My daughter was doing her math homework. From my vantage point, she was doing just fine. She was in the living room in her favorite chair. Her 2 older brothers were both in their own rooms doing their homework, both listening to their favorite music. I was preparing a quick meal. What could be...
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Mar.22.2012
I had someone tell me that they didn't have energy to be with me. Well, I get that because sometimes I don't have enough energy to be with me. Ha ha ha!! My older son whose high school varsity basketball season is over is now running track and going to play AAU ball during the summer and practicing...
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Mar.18.2012
I took my son to rent a tuxedo a few days ago. He is 16 and going to his first Junior Senior Prom with his girlfriend. He picked out a nice tux, tie and handkerchief and a pair of shoes and I sat in a chair in the shop watching the salesman measure my baby. As I looked at him acting silly, the...
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Mar.18.2012
60 minutes had a segment on today about people who were unable to recognize faces. The medical terminology for that is prosopagnosia. These people are unable to distinguish one face from another. This disorder has been around for years and years and is one of the mysteries of the human brain that...
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Mar.16.2012
I witnessed an example of love between a man and a wife today and it is a beautiful thing. I always knew she loved him and he loved her however this evening without benefit of other people around I felt it. She had neck surgery a few days ago and he was there and is there in the hospital right...
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Mar.14.2012
Life is so short. This 4 word sentence is uttered when someone dies unexpectedly, when someone has a stroke or a heart attack or suffers some life altering circumstance that affects their lives immediately. I am just as guilty as the next person of using this phrase.  As a people we think,...
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Mar.12.2012
I was listening to Bobbi Kristina Brown talking about her relationship with her mother. When she spoke about her mother she said that her mom's favorite phrase was I got you Krissy, I got you baby girl, I got you, really I got you. She talked about how her mother would come into her room and...
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Mar.07.2012
I heard Joyce Meyer say that there is a certain amount of wisdom and common sense for not allowing people to continue to hurt you.  That was what I heard her say to me this morning. Often times when the speaker is speaking we hear things that perhaps they did not say.  The reason is that...
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Mar.05.2012
Okay, so we were going into Walmart, she was skipping, mouth running a mile a minute, me with a thousand and one things on my mind hearing nothing. Focused and determined to cross this thing off my list, my eyes heard her and yet my ears did not. My daughter needs glasses. She was so excited that...