Praying Mantis

The beneficial bugs that we invite to our gardens do more than scare away the bad bugs…they entertain.  There is no bug that is more enjoyable to watch than the praying mantis.  Their eyes catch the smallest movement and once you are in their radar, beware.  It doesn’t matter that you are plenty bigger than…

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Breathe

March 1 is my New Year, every year, since 2008.   Do you have a moment in time when you feel the world stopped?  Or better yet, you wish it would stop.  You feel it should stop.  You want to scream at everyone, “Can’t you see the pain this world is in right now? Do you even care?”. …

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Spring bulbs

You are suppose to plant your bulbs by December.  At least that is what the package says.  I always buy too many bulbs while I am at the store looking around.  Whether it is because they are on clearance or my heart starts to dance when all the thoughts of snow melting and sun shining…

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Be of good cheer!

      Just how long did it take this spider to create a web?  It even looks like there are two webs side by side.  So if the fly or other insect misses the first trap, they will surely get caught in the second, right?  Not necessarily.  Many of us will toil till our backs break…

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Remembrances

Do you have any memories that are especially pleasing to your mind and heart?  We all need something to hold onto and it usually will be something sweet that balms the hurts in our life.  In the old testament, the Israelites had “Passover” that celebrated God passing over them and keeping them safe.  That was…

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Prayer

Give me the wisdom and words to convey your love for all people.  Help me show others the truth of your love  and let me be an instrument of your peace.  Help me when I am overwhelmed with feelings of helplessness and despair.  Give me the strength to see each day as it comes and not…

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