I Love the Olympics

I love the Olympics!  Ever since I was in high school and on the swimming team, I have watched them.  It doesn’t matter what sport or venue.  I love it all! I wasn’t the best swimmer on the team, but I do know how hard we worked and how many hours it took just to remain on the team. I love to watch athletes strive for excellence and see them do their best, and, at the Olympic games, some...
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Comforting Aurora

The whole nation is comforting you Aurora! With love, compassion, and heartfelt prayers. Whether one believes in God or not; whether one believes in eternal life or not; there is nothing that can separate these dear ones from the hearts that knew them, loved them, were inspired by them, were joyful because of their presence. No one involved in this tragedy will be forgotten – each of the twelve...
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Are you listening?

I read a story about a small child who was sledding.  The thought came to him to stop because the hill had become too icy.  He didn’t listen and went down the hill anyway.  He tumbled and was hurt.  He told his mother that God had told him not to, but he didn’t listen. One time I wanted to get to a planned event more quickly than time allotted. I decided to take a short cut.  The thought...
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Heart meets heart

“If you don’t have a reason for your heart to keep beating.  It won’t.”  is a comment I heard Dr. Oz make on a promo for a  new TV show, NYMeds.  The whole world is focusing a great deal on heart disease.  However, many of us may not have a problem with the physical heart, but this comment leads me to believe that heart problems have a lot to do with our emotions and how we are...
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Laughter: Did you hear the one about…

Guest Blog by Mary Jane Johnston My mother-in-law had just lost her husband after having been married for over fifty years and, understandably, she was sorrowful and felt a great loss. I’ll never forget what she did following his passing: this 80 year-old widow booked herself on a trip to take a week-long class in … stand-up comedy! Now, she didn’t have any real interest in...
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