Category Archives: judgement

Which is worse, the action or the reaction?

Unless you have been hidden under a huge rock in one of the small corners of the globe without any contact with television or internet, you know that there has been a landslide of bad happening in the land of … Continue reading

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Musings

It has been a while. Somehow the thought “I should write a blog today” gets pushed off until tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow. Much has happened since the last post of January 30th. I’ll summarize quickly – I finished spring … Continue reading

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Thoughts from a Veteran, on Veteran’s Day

I had this blog all written in my head. Knew exactly what I was going to say, and how I was going to say it. Yesterday, it all changed. Every single solitary word. My husband, who is also a veteran, … Continue reading

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Feathers

Short post – I have homework I need to do, but this is on my mind. The words we speak – and the words we write – are ours, until spoken or published. Then, as feathers in a ripped pillow, … Continue reading

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Advertising

I went to church this morning. Something I don’t do nearly like I should. Fantastic sermon – but one minor point stuck with me. Advertising. The statement was made about watching people in public who wear t-shirts, and how what … Continue reading

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Compassion

Sometimes I shouldn’t read what shows up in the text box before I start typing. “What’s on my mind?” Hmmmmm. It’s very easy to say what’s on my mind. Compassion. The meaning: “a feeling of deep sympathy and sorrow for … Continue reading

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Respect.

Quick blog post tonight – but its been on my mind. Respect. I know, I know, typing it like that immediately put Aretha Franklin’s song in your mind. But turn off the mental soundtrack for a couple of minutes. I … Continue reading

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In The Blink of an Eye

When you look at life from the perspective of on the outside looking in, its pretty amazing. We have all heard the saying, “In the blink of an eye”, as it relates to major changes in one’s life. Think about … Continue reading

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Do you fit in a book?

Silly question, isn’t it? I’m not speaking in terms of will your life story fit into one book. I mean this literally. Can you put your physical body in a book, and put it on a bookshelf? Of course not! … Continue reading

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Anger can be productive

Okay, sometimes it is healthy to vent. Not attack others, but just put out there what is bothering you for all to see – with the hope that if it applies to any one particular person, they get it. Well, … Continue reading

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