God Bless America

“God bless America, land that I love, Stand beside her, and guide her, Through the night, with the light from above, From the mountains, to the prairies To the oceans, white with foam God bless America, my home sweet home, God bless America! My Home Sweet Home!” –Irving Berlin, God Bless America

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Heck of a Bunch

Terra Heck, www.heckofabunch.com blog, had a lovely review of the Bless Your Heart® Collection’s coffee mug. “I’m sure you’ve all heard the saying “Bless your heart”. Has anyone ever come up to you and relayed that statement as a sign of empathy? Don’t we all want to receive blessings and favor? ”  Terra nailed it. […]

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Look Up

Keep looking up . . . that’s the secret of life.  -Snoopy Snoopy is right of course, but these last two weeks in Northern Colorado, we would have very wet faces looking up.  So much rain.  I don’t mind because rain is great for the vegetation and the lifeblood of the prairie.  Maybe another way […]

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Red-Winged Blackbird

Red-winged Blackbird With wives’ all speckled brown, Nesting near the water, Never near the town. Red-winged Blackbird Living in the field, Why not the forest, Which offers better shield? Red-winged Blackbird Flying through the sky, Your colors are so vivid, They seem to come from dye. -Joseph Kozlowski

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Mindful

I just read a great article on the characteristics of mindfulness, http://www.highexistence.com/mindfulness-is-misunderstood/.  You might be surprised to know, if you are in a mindful state, you are NOT sitting and humming to yourself.  Just the opposite is true.  If you are mindful, you are paying attention, on purpose, in the present moment and nonjudgmental “as […]

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“The subtle secret to possessing all you want: blessing all you have. Haiku, Cheryl. Haiku very much. Haiku. The Universe” The message I received this morning from tut.com

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Find Yourself

Sometimes you find yourself in the middle of nowhere and sometimes in the middle of nowhere you find yourself. Such is a day like today.  The blanket of snow has given the land a soft insulated feeling.  When my surroundings are quiet, I can then quiet my mind; reflect and project.  Sitting in the quiet […]

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