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Forty Days Returning, Day 39–Time for Mourning

To everything there is a season, and a time to every purpose under heaven…A  time to weep, and a time to laugh; a time to mourn and a time to dance. ~~Ecclesiastes 3: 1, 4 I never understood why it … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 38–Remember Me

Once again, without fanfare or preamble, here is tonight’s posting from March 2016. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ The Next Forty Days, Day 39–In Memory of Me Posted on March 25, 2016 By the time a person reaches a certain age, they have likely lost … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 37–Winding Down

For some reason, the three days after Palm Sunday aren’t celebrated or called anything. Today is one of those plain, Easter week days. To the best of my knowledge, there are no special activities that we undertake on Wednesday, which … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 32–Just Be Yourself

Have you ever been about to go into an interview or give a speech or meet with someone you don’t know? “Just be yourself,” a friend helpfully suggests, but if you’re like me you may wonder, “What’s that supposed to … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 24–WWJD

A little while ago I dragged myself back up the stairs to my home office so I could publish tonight’s blog post. I had just gotten myself in my pre-bedtime routine when I realized I had forgotten it. Drat! Still, … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 23–On Making Comparisons

Every once in a while I read one of my previous posts just when I need to get a particular message. That is definitely true of today’s post on comparison. I have recently been suffering from comparing-myself-to-others syndrome, and the … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 22–When the Magic Happens

Some days I write about more random things in my blog, like this entry from 2018. Sometimes I like to look at the more whimsical side of things; while most of these posts are relatively serious, sometimes the more lighthearted, … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 21–Healing Broken Hearts

Sometimes I marvel at the ability some people possess that allows them to offer relief to the suffering of others. We’re seeing it now in the health care workers and others on the front lines of the global pandemic that … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 20–A Time for Feeling

I wanted to write something pithy and deep for my first original post in this Forty Days Returning blog, but I am not at all sure I have anything deep or profound to say. Like so many of us in … Continue reading

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Forty Days Returning, Day 18–On Weariness and Resting

Today has been tiring; I’ve sat at my computer interacting with humans in some form literally all day. I am exhausted and just about ready to go and recharge my batteries, but before I do I want to share a … Continue reading

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