Anxiety

A is for ANXIETY!! How appropriate to pick the word for "A" that has been on my mind for much of today. I have heard of anxiety over and over, but have only recently considered what it really meant. I had the mistaken perception that anxiety was only a condition if there were visible signs …

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Alphabet Challenge

challenge to self: write directions to self: one post per day subject matter: anything (nothing R rated..) starting with anything that begins with "A", and ending with something that begins with "Z". I am a little jealous of some friends who have decided to accept the NaNoWriMo challenge - for national novel writing month. They …

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The Hardest Hike

 The year was 2000, a very big year.  Everyone was bracing for the new year with all of its promises and all of its threats. Warnings swirled: unstable computer programs, apocalypse fears, and the realization that this would end partying like it was 1999.   We prepared for that year in many ways and looking back I know now that …

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Forgive the Prodigal

 Colossians 3:13 "Bear with each other and forgive whatever grievances you may have against one another Forgive as the Lord forgave you" Forgive as the Lord forgave you.  Wow, it seems that is a hard thing for some to accomplish.  Forgive?  Forgive as the Lord Forgave?  Are you kidding?  Can anyone really do that?  Surprise, for me, yes, …

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