C’mon baby, light my fire

Dashing through the produce section yesterday, I had the funny feeling I was being watched. Kind of eerie, till I realized there were cabbage-heads in dark glasses perched on the counter top at eye level. Who had dressed them in bunny ears and shades? The fruit-salad-makers behind the counter claimed it wasn’t their doing. Under persistent questioning, one of them declared “It must’ve been Denise”. Turns out, Denise works in…

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Hummm

Garden’s humming. Round wrinkled sugar peas, tiny as a baby’s fingernail, sprout new leaves and tendrils daily.  Two weeks ago I pushed 14 seeds, each into its own tiny hole, thinking “They will do all the work of growing. My job is to make sure the dirt will hold the just-right amount of water – not too much, not too little.” Just maybe, in every aspect of my life, the…

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Name that bird

A friend of mine just called and told me this story. She walked out her front door and was stopped in her tracks by the wild screech of a hawk. She loves hawks. She looked up, down, and sideways to catch a glimpse of the bird. She was determined to find that hawk. No hawk could she find. She tilted her head slightly and spied, perched high on a telephone…

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Child’s play

Albert Einstein said, “The pursuit of truth and beauty is an activity in which we are permitted to remain children all our lives.” How long has it been since you put on your rubber boots, jumped into tide pools and chased shadows…or squished the wet sand between your toes?

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First thing in the morning…last thing at night

To say “thank you” as my first response. I’ve decided I want to practice this new behavior until it becomes a habit.  Especially if the situation didn’t go my way. Didn’t go the way I thought it should go. What difference would it make to my life if my first response were “thank you”? When my husband is “supposed” to pick me up and he’s late, so I have to…

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