Category Archives: ATTITUDE

TAKE A DEEP BREATH . . .

Well, I was feeling pretty confident that I was on the way to complete recovery until today. Now I’ll spend a few sleepless nights waiting for the results of today’s bone marrow biopsy. I knew I wasn’t gaining strength – … Continue reading

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PURE JOY

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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WHAT A WONDERFUL WORLD

href=”https://wherestherain.files.wordpress.com/2012/04/spring-green-0011.jpg”> “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 (SIMPLE SONGS)

“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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SIMPLE SONGS

“It’s a lovely day today. So whatever you have to do, it’s a lovely day to do it in, that’s true. So, if you have something that must be done and it can only be done by one, there is … Continue reading

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BUMPS IN THE ROAD

What is the saying, “The best laid plans …” My plan was to come home following the transplant and gain strength each day until I was back to my pre-leukemia self – strong, healthy, self-reliant, you know. So, that was … Continue reading

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HOLY WEEK

This will be the first Easter in probably 25 years that I haven’t either directed the church choir or sang in the choir during Holy Week. How I miss it! Easter is my favorite holiday because it is easier to … Continue reading

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