Tag Archives: Gratitude

Gage’s Surprise

I had gifts set aside for every day they were here. My niece and nephew had come to visit me in Colorado and I’d accumulated a small hoard of gifts, some specifically designed to enable them to enjoy the day’s … Continue reading

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13 Hours – More Lingering Thoughts

Through my tears (literally), I wrote my discussion about 13 hours, but I just can’t let it go quite yet. I said the most important thing I needed to say, but there are other things, too. Things which didn’t fit … Continue reading

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13 Hours – Movie Discussion and Letter of Thanks and Apology to all Military Personnel

I feel an unusual but very strong caution as I write this to tread lightly. Usually, I jump right into how a movie parallels some aspect of spiritual life but this time I feel that I would be wrong to … Continue reading

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Surrendering the Candy Bag

        Jimmy Kimmel issued a challenge to parents at Halloween, to tell their children that they ate all their Halloween candy and video the responses.  (Check it out, and stick with it to the end—the last ones … Continue reading

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Ungrateful, A Confession

I recently did something for someone that I didn’t have to do.  It took a lot of time and money and effort on my part to do this for them.  The hurtful thing was that they felt I owed it … Continue reading

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Not My Home

She was talking about conflict, about how she was learning to smile gracefully and walk away.  In that, she made a reference to wanting to “just go back to my home”…and the other girls erupted—“No!  This is not your home!” … Continue reading

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Friday Miscellany and Devotion

I have been writing a bunch of movie reviews at Shepherd Project.  Here are links to several you may have missed… Endless Love Movie Discussion / Endless Love Quotes Pompeii Movie Discussion / Pompeii Quotes Monuments Men Movie Discussion / … Continue reading

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