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I Swear I’m Not Drunk

I know some folks are gonna tsk-tsk that headline and offer prayers for my soul. That’s okay, I can use all the prayers I can get. I’m in a mood and as usual, I’m gonna write about it.  As I’m writing the words, “I’m in a mood…,” my brain is all SHUT ‘ER DOWN, MISSY! …

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Grace For The Day

Grace. I love what the word grace does for my soul and for the possibility of all it holds. Grace for the day; grace for the way, baby. Having a saving grace, saves. Burdened with sin; blessed with grace. Grace. I wrote this post in 2014 for Sweet E, but it resonates with me, with …

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Remember The Caretaker!

Remember The Caretaker!

So many many times during our chemo days (yes, they were ours, not just mine, as Garry took on much of the weight of those days), I would look to my dear Husband, my new caretaker, and feel an overpowering love I have never felt in all our 32-years of marriage. A gentle, no-words-needed, constant …

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Food for the Soul

Food For The Soul

Mondays I traditionally post a new recipe, but today it’s a recipe for joy; today I offer food for the soul. In the midst of chemo treatments, on a day I was paying and organizing medical bills (yikes!), a note from my dearly departed grandmother literally fell into my lap. It was the calming balm …

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5 Keys to a Happy Marriage

Garry and I have been married for over 32 years and we’re honestly happier than ever.  Not that it’s always been easy; anything this valuable doesn’t come without a price.  We’ve earned our marriage battle scars, but more importantly, when faced with the hardness of life, we’ve taken the path of joy and having a …

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