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Apr.11/18 – He who is waiting for something to turn up might start with his own shirt sleeves. – unknown

“All hard work brings a profit, but mere talk leads only to poverty.”  Proverbs 14:23 (NIV) Peace to you. B Photo: A mural at the Eastern Market district in Detroit, Michigan. Advertisements

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Mar.14/18 – It isn’t hard to make a mountain out of a molehill. Just add a little dirt.

“Starting a quarrel is like breaching a dam; so drop the matter before a dispute breaks out.”                                               … Continue reading

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Aug. 9 – “Judge each day not be the harvest you reap but by the seeds you plant.” – Robert Louis Stevenson

Picture description: an old set of railroad tracks in Buffalo, New York. Source: RJSBird Photography Facebook Site Hope is in planting the seeds. What comes to my mind are children, they are easily influenced. If left to the worldly ways … Continue reading

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Aug. 2 – “You cannot do a kindness too soon for you never know how soon it will be too late.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Photo: Erieau Lighthouse in Erieau, Ontario Source: http://www.rjsbirdphotography.com I procrastinate at doing some jobs around the house. I put off doing the flower beds, or wait to paint the rusty shed, or tidy the garage. But it probably wouldn’t be … Continue reading

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June 21- “Never miss an opportunity to make others happy, even if you have to leave them alone in order to do it.” – unknown

Even if you have to leave them alone? Yes, this quote made me stop for a moment to think how I’ve experienced it in my life. Then lots of scenarios flooded my memory. You know when your toddler is in … Continue reading

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Nov.9: It’s nice to be important, but it’s more important to be nice. (unknown author)

Where’s our Hope? I looked up the meaning of nice and was surprised to see that in the 13th century it was used to describe foolish, stupid, senseless, careless, among others. Oh yeah, it was a very nice word indeed, … Continue reading

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Nov.2 – “All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.” – Martin Luther King Jr.

My Hope in sharing this quotation is a reminder to make an effort to be kind to one another. A conscious effort. When the kids were school age, a good morning meant I was up and enjoying a hot cup … Continue reading

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