The Best Is Yet To Come

Posted by on May 10, 2017 in Attitude & Encouragement, Blog, Faith In God, Interesting People | 2 comments

  Yesterday we laid to rest the worn, weary body of my 105-year old father-in-law. As I stood and gazed at the casket Dad himself had picked out, for a moment it felt like 105-years was too short a life.     At 102 years of age, weak and fading, Dad left all he knew and moved in with my husband and me, hundreds of miles away from his beloved New York countryside. Honestly, we thought he’d live just a few more...

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When Pigs Fly….really!

Posted by on Feb 29, 2016 in Blog, Faith In God | 0 comments

  “It seems smaller than the first time we were here,” I whispered to my husband, hoping the waitress didn’t hear my comment as she walked away. But it didn’t matter if she heard. The important thing was we were back – seated in the very restaurant where I had an amazing experience, a gift from God. One of those occasions you know for certain his love is for real. After Richard and I met it took only a few...

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The Story Behind the Song

Posted by on Jun 18, 2012 in Blog, Faith In God | 4 comments

As a child sitting through Sunday church services, I used to entertain myself by finding the next hymn in the big, heavy songbook. With one particular tune Mom would always smile, lean over and whisper, “That’s great Uncle Luther’s song.” I’d never met Mom’s great Uncle Luther and wondered who he was.  When I was older, a very wise teenager, and this exact scene was repeated I’d roll my eyes and...

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My Stressful Storm Story (Or: Praise on the Aegean Sea)

Posted by on Jan 27, 2012 in Blog, Faith In God, Sailing & Travel | 0 comments

Last week’s tragic loss of life on the Italian cruise ship was so unnecessary, there wasn’t even a storm. I had one stormy sailing experience I care never to repeat. I wrote this account a few months later. As Diane picks the next song, I recall Pastor Glenn’s sermon from several months ago. Diabetes…discouraged…He went for a walk…and sang….When life is hard sing! Sing praises to God! Yes Diane,...

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Love That Stays

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in Blog, Faith In God | 4 comments

Christmas came way too soon this year. Honestly, I didn’t even realize December had arrived until it was too late to see the original Dr. Seuss’ “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” on television. By then it was pretty much a lost cause of trying to catch up on all the Christmas activities. (I did make cookies….and forgot to add half the butter.) It amazes me how my blogging friends get new posts out into...

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I Did Not Sign Up For This!

Posted by on Oct 18, 2011 in Blog, Faith In God, Healthy Living & Chronic Pain | 2 comments

After traveling by airplane and automobile for two days, we finally arrived at our destination – Lake Tahoe! We were there so my husband could ski with friends. Mom and I had plans for relaxing and exploring. It was going to be fantastic! The description of the place we rented was so wonderful I could hardly wait to see it in person. It even came complete with our own private spa. Traveling always brings on extra aches and pains to my...

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