Monthly Archives: July 2013

No Ordinary Day

“…today was no ordinary day.  It was the sort of day when pleasant things happen, when everything goes well and all the little details of everyday life take on a sort of brightness; and take on this brightness as a … Continue reading

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Day 9: When Even The Trees Look Like Sunday

“…The sun is shining and everything looks and feels very Sundayish.           Point out to Tim the strange fact (which has just struck me) that even the trees look like Sunday.  Tim says they look the same as they did yesterday … Continue reading

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Jubilee… for your soul

A breeze is kicking up a melody through my porch chimes, and a light rain pattering, as I glance up and out my picture window. “I shan’t go out after all,” I think, then burst out laughing, suddenly realizing I … Continue reading

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Thinking Out of the Box

” Wherever something beautiful and big is happening in this world, someone is praying.  It is not that prayer itself is powerful… it is when we join in with what’s on God’s heart that we give Him release to move … Continue reading

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Day 8: He Still Sends Forth His Word

Some were sick [rebellious, fools]…     and they drew near to the gates of death. Then they cried to the Lord in their trouble,     and he delivered them from their distress;  he sent forth his word, and healed them,     and rescued … Continue reading

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Christmas in July… A Writerly Gift

“I am now settled in Moffat, a small town in beautiful Annandale, in the country of Dumfries.  It is a peaceful spot and a marvelous place for writing.  I enjoy a good walk over the hills with my spaniel, and … Continue reading

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More on D. E…Because I Know You’ll Love Her Storytelling Too…

“I am grateful for all my blessings; amongst them the Gift of Storytelling, which seems to please and amuse so many people all over the world.” ~  Scottish Author D. E. Stevenson, to American friend Jewelene Epps Jones, November 1973 … Continue reading

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