Month: June 2015

country treasures

Teach the older women to be quiet and respectful in everything they do. They must not go around speaking evil of others and must not be heavy drinkers, but they should be teachers of goodness. These older women must train the younger women to live quietly, to love their husbands and their children, and to…

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that explains it

This is a post about self-evaluation. And please remember…I write because…to quote Cyril Connolly…”it is better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.” Since very early childhood I have been told that I “don’t play well with others.” Today, in my golden years, those…

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dont’ mess with perfection

If it ain’t broke…. Well…you know the rest. Don’t try to fix perfection. There are lots of recipes in my cookbook. A few of ’em are considered perfection by those who enjoy home made treats. Nana’s famous Chocolate chip cookies head the list. But I’ve been watching The Food Network quite a bit lately and so…

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sadly neglected

This weekend marks the “summer solstice” and the American Holiday known as “Father’s Day.” A change of seasons always inspires me. It signals a fresh start, a new beginning, something new to look forward to. As we move toward high summer, I’m inspired to take a long, hard look at the here and now, before contemplating…

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a permanent sermon

Today I was blessed with this.  By the end, with tear streaming, I thought it was wonderful and wanted to share it with you. The best sermons are lived… Today, I interviewed my grandmother for part of a research paper I’m working on for my Psychology class. When I asked her to define success in…

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