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my journal

“In the journal I do not just express myself more openly than I could to any person; I create myself.” _Susan Sontag Grace and peace on your Monday, Dear Hearts. Today I’m sharing a link to my booklet, “Journal God’s Word” for you to download in PDF format and read as time allows. O, and by the…

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what is the reward?

,,,it is impossible to please God without faith. Anyone who wants to come to Him must believe that God exists and that He rewards those who sincerely seek him. Hebrews 11.6 NLT Lately the question of Christianity mixed with New Age thinking has reared it’s ugly head. It first came up in the Bible Study…

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three kinds of friends

“I have three kinds of friends: those who love me, those who pay no attention to me, and those who detest me.” _Sebastien-Roch Nicolas de Chamfort (1741-94) French Writer Well…honestly I have four kinds of friends. Besides the friends who pay no attention to me and the ones who detest me—those are the friends I…

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re writing

It’s been such a long, long time since I’ve actually written a post! I mean a real, written post. A blog post. For most of the past year my writing has been of the Facebook sort. Now that my direction has been re-focused to the Blog, I find myself with something akin to ‘writer’s block’…

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my “ministry”

Bloom where you’re planted After my “Facebook rant” here yesterday, you all blessed me with such amazing validation and uplifting confirmation by your comments. Thanks to everyone who took the time to say kind, encouraging words. And, yes, you’re right. Over the years [more than 20 now] nanaellen.com has been an essential part of my…

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you’re SO creative they said

Ten Things to keep in Mind When Loving a Highly Creative Person It Has Been Proven That Highly Creative People’s Brains Work Quite Differently Than Other Brains. That special brain wiring that can create such wonderful art, music, and writing can often lead to strain in a relationship, because of those differences. If You’ve Ever…

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set some goals

“Not that I have already obtained all this, or have already arrived at my goal, but I press on to take hold of that for which Christ Jesus took hold of me.” Philippians 3:12 Goals are a big part of success orientated living in the twenty-first century. Goal setting is encouraged in business, in physical…

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anger is an acid

Mark Twain once said, “Anger is an acid that can do more harm to the vessel in which it is stored than to anything on which it is poured.” Back in April I painted a page in my studio diary to remind me of this. A lesson best learned early and held tightly throughout life.…

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write for yourself

…“it is better to write for yourself and have no public, than to write for the public and have no self.” _Cyril Connolly Yesterday at lunch time we opened our home to entertain strangers. Again! As so often happens, both of our guests are educators and so have lots in common with D, and so they have lots to…

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what do you see

Do you see what I see? In A World of My Own Cats and rabbitsWould reside in fancy little houses And be dressed in shoes and hats and trousersIn a world of my own All the flowersWould have very extra-special powers They would sit and talk to me for hours When I’m lonely in a…

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