Monthly Archives: April 2012


I talked about change in a recent blog and yesterday I came across the following poem that I wrote some years when I was an aspiring poet 🙂 Just thought I’d share it. CHANGE The stars above, the earth below, … Continue reading

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Consider it pure joy, my brothers, whenever you face trials of many kinds, because you know that the testing of your faith develops perseverance. Perseverance must finish its work so that you may be mature and complete, not lacking anything. … Continue reading

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“Blow me a kiss across the room; Say I look nice when I’m not. Touch my hair as you pass my chair, Little things mean a lot” Here is another simple song from the fifties that reminds us how important … Continue reading

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I grew up in the forties and fifties. Things were very different back then; in some ways better, in other ways not. I am convinced that “today” is the best; yesterday is gone and tomorrow is unpredictable. Nevertheless, it’s fun … Continue reading

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href=””> “I see trees of green, red roses too I see them bloom for me and you And I think to myself what a wonderful world.” Yesterday’s post found me looking at the world through dark, negative lenses and so … Continue reading

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“Let there be peace on earth and let it begin with me. Let there be peace on earth, the peace that was meant to be. With God as our father, Brothers all are we. Let me walk with my brother … Continue reading

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Somewhere over the rainbow, Bluebirds fly. Birds fly over the rainbow; Why then, oh why can’t I? I guess humans have wished they could fly since the first time they watched a bird fly overhead. Haven’t you? Just to be … Continue reading

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