Tag Archives: patience

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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Almost

  Almost warm enough Almost time for planting Almost time to put out house plants Almost time to put seeds in Almost – but not quite Almost no more frost Almost but not too soon Almost time for hanging baskets … Continue reading

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Lessons from Mom and Dad

When our children were infants, I recall purchasing a book about development of infants and what to expect at different ages. The statement about the three-year-old stuck with me because it helped me cope with some very difficult persons and … Continue reading

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