Category Archives: Precious things

A Walk To Remember

Writer and film producer Nicholas lost his sister to cancer and events in her life inspired him to write “A Walk To Remember”. The book was made into a movie I have not seen. However, the book touched this old … Continue reading

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Seize Every Minute

If I had my life to live over, I would have talked less and listened more. I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained and the sofa faded. I would have eaten the popcorn … Continue reading

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Yes, I Am

The pain love can cause is legendary. The joy love can bring is even better documented in the annals of time. A thousand years ago or now, a message of true love reads the same. Thank you for being mine … Continue reading

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Carry on, Santa, it’s Christmas Day, All Secure…

Readily I admit I fought through watery eyes to get this retyped here. Though I did not serve in the military, I have known many good men and women who did. While the poem was written specifically by a Marine … Continue reading

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Just Another Monday

While this slice of a week seems like just another Monday, it is not. This day, already half over, will be unique in my life and in all time. The differences from other Monday’s may be slight or great, but … Continue reading

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Grateful In Greater Measure

This Thanksgiving morning I have spent about an hour reading email, sending holiday wishes and looking at the news of the day on-line while dimly in the back of my mind thinking about writing here. For this blog focused on … Continue reading

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When We Are Afraid

I used to be quite a liar. With my friends, in business and generally I was a ‘boy scout’ and told the truth. But in love relationships my words often contained less than the full truth; sometimes very little of … Continue reading

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The Thankful Heart

It’s easy to become immune to, and much less grateful for, the small things in our lives. We allow our feelings of being overwhelmed and our yearning for achievement and material satisfaction to overshadow the precious little gems of life … Continue reading

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Allow Gratitude to Transform Your Life

We all know that being grateful and appreciative is very beneficial, but have you ever noticed that it’s often easier said than done? Sometimes finding the good in a trying situation can by pretty challenging. Yet, the benefits of maintaining … Continue reading

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Even the Best of Things

Halfway home, the sky goes from dark gray to almost black and a loud thunder snap accompanies the first few raindrops that fall. Heavy, warm, big drops, they drench me in seconds, like an overturned bucket from the sky dumping … Continue reading

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