Tag Archives: love

Over Lunch

There is nothing better than meeting family and friends over lunch where conversation abounds. Shared love: spoken and unspoken via smiles, nods of understanding, reminiscing past times and memories. Stories told. Names forgotten and remembered. It is the same around … Continue reading

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He Loves Me; He Loves Me Not

Your inner strength and beauty made me fall in love with you. Understanding without words, a hug, eager lips. Stolen moments together, no sense of time, we drank in love. Those first minutes engraved such sweet memories. A love that’s … Continue reading

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You Are Cordially Invited!

We received an invitation to a Scrabble game this week. Our daughter sent the delightful note to play a barnburner Scrabble game. We take the game seriously and keep several dictionaries on hand. Recorded each game are the names of … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Prayer: from my Heart to Yours!

Let me  take joy in ordinary events: chores such as laundry, cooking and shopping. Let me make time to listen to others and share. There is so much joy to find in the little things. Birds are busy building nests in … Continue reading

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Lost in Thought

The park benches are angled and face one another. Dedicated to a husband and wife. His bench reads “run, run, run” and hers is “walk, walk, walk.” Frequently I pondered how they viewed life here by the lake. Perhaps he … Continue reading

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11 Things To Achieve Greatness

Learn a foreign language early in life Live abroad (we chose Germany) or travel often Attend schools abroad (we chose Germany) Start music lessons as children Be a role model as a parent Learn compassion, understanding, respect Get a good … Continue reading

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Love’s Duty

As our children grew up, they heard Mom’s stories of teaching. Nightly at the dinner table, they along with my husband listened patiently while Mom told of her day at school. Sometimes, with rolled eyes, they would declare: “oh, not … Continue reading

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