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Time Passes By

Time Passes By

There approaches a window of time when gliding on cloud ships, counting cloud bunnies, and surfing the cloud waves releases its tender hold on us and we fly on to another opportunity, another stage in our lives.

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Mediterranean Pinwheels

Mediterranean Pinwheels

You’ve already heard of tortilla pinwheels with cream cheese, ham, and cheddar. This is the “Sheila” version, but with a Mediterranean twist.

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July Garden Checklist

July Garden Checklist

I was reminded by one of my readers not to forget about the monthly garden checklist! I have to admit that I’ve been distracted with fulfilling another reader’s request to share recipes using fresh herbs. Please keep the suggestions and reminders coming!

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Paradox Puzzle

Paradox Puzzle

The gentle breeze tickles my legs, ruffling my gauzy skirt while at the same time, ever so slightly, but rhythmically rocks me in my back porch swing. My two cats languidly stretch out on the adjacent daybed squinting at me in purring approval at my choice about joining them for a morning cup of tea.

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Together with Family Again

Together with Family Again

We recently took a road trip to see family. We crossed several states to see our grandchildren after a long stretch of absence this past year. I was giddy with anticipation as each mile marker whizzed by. We also had the-privilege of stopping at a halfway mark going and coming and visited my husband’s cousins, aunt, and uncle.

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Then Sings My Soul

Then Sings My Soul

I woke up with a smile on my face today. I must have been dreaming in Arabic, because I was singing in Arabic in my unmusical head the old hymn, “How Great Thou Art.” As I’m sitting here still basking in the gentle reminder of who I am, I consider the circumstances under which the hymn’s author wrote these lyrics, especially while we are experiencing sudden summer storms ourselves.

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Bible Translation

All Bible passages are from New English Translation





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