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Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

When I was in high school I learned this sonnet for a play I was in.  I’ve loved it ever since. For some odd reason, at random times I find myself reciting it. It is such a beautiful poem about the long-lasting effects of love despite the passing of time. I love this sonnet so… Continue reading Sonnet 116 by William Shakespeare

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Is There Still HOPE?!

HOPE: /hōp/ noun 1. a feeling of expectation and desire for a certain thing to happen. synonyms: aspiration, desire, wish, expectation, ambition, aim, plan, dream, 2.a feeling of trust. verb 1.want something to happen or be the case. synonyms: expect, anticipate, look for, wait for, be hopeful of, pin one’s hopes on, want I lost… Continue reading Is There Still HOPE?!

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There Is A Time for Resting and A Time for Blooming

There is nothing in nature that blooms all year long. So don’t expect yourself to do so either. I’m a bit of a perfectionist. I like to do everything I can the absolute best I can. Sometimes I need a break! Recently I have allowed myself to be in a time of winter. A time… Continue reading There Is A Time for Resting and A Time for Blooming

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I Choose Happiness

Psalm 34:8 Oh, taste and see that the Lord is good; blessed is the man who trusts in Him! Proverbs 10:28 The hope of the righteous will be gladness, but the expectation of the wicked will perish. Hebrews 12:1-2 Therefore we also, since we are surrounded by so great a cloud of witnesses, let us lay aside every… Continue reading I Choose Happiness

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It Is Well – Kristene DiMarco and Bethel Music – You Make Me Brave

Grander earth has quaked beforeMoved by the sound of His voiceSeas that are shaken and stirredCan be calmed and broken for my regard And through it all, through it allMy eyes are on YouAnd through it all, through it allIt is well And through it all, through it allMy eyes are on YouAnd it is… Continue reading It Is Well – Kristene DiMarco and Bethel Music – You Make Me Brave

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The real #topnine

All around Facebook and Instagram #topnine pictures are being posted. All the while, neither Facebook nor Instagram has any idea what events made up my 2018. ▪️No algorithm can tell about visiting with my Grampa as he looks at me but doesn’t know who I am.▪️Sitting in a hospital with my beautiful grandmother hooked up to… Continue reading The real #topnine