Rainy Days and Mondays

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They don't get me down.  I love rain! I looked for quotes about rain and found most of them quite dreary and had to stop reading.  My choice for today is to see the rain as a source of life, refreshing, cooling, and cleansing.  When the skies are gray our eyes get a bit of a break, the surrounding muscles can relax.  Colors are more vivid when their hues are not washed out by bright sunlight. Continue Reading

The Change That Matters Most

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"Behold, you delight in truth in the inward being, and you teach me wisdom in the secret heart." Psalm 51:6 Teach my secret heart, Lord!  Help me to desire most the changes You make in my inward being where You and I walk alone. When I walk with others, may those changes be for their benefit and Your glory. Amen. For a list of all of my Just a Moment posts, scroll to the bottom of this post, Continue Reading

My Favorite New Planner Feature

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Can we talk, for just a moment, about how much fun I'm having reinstating my paper planner?  I only decided to bring it back a couple of weeks ago and I have already designed and re-designed my weekly pages.  Actually, I could go on and on about a few things, but I'll stick to the one thing I might be the most excited about.  These ideas are not original in and of themselves, but I combined them Continue Reading

Simple is Not Boring

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Have I mentioned our drought a time or two thousand?? Well, after 2 big snows we have warmed up and are enjoying a quiet Saturday with a good soaking rain. I do have to venture out to run an errand eventually, but for now I've got beef stock cooking in the pressure cooker for a yummy sounding roast beef recipe we'll have for dinner and loving the sound of the rain. This afternoon we'll cheer Continue Reading