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What I learned by age 50

What I have learned by age 50 – I’ve learned that without God I am nothing and with God I have everything. ….to sing for Him not to earn His approval and love,  but because I already have them. …that family is more important than work,  and people more important than things. … not to stress about what my body looks like so much, and to just be happy that all the parts still work. … that it’s more peaceful to be kind and when I encounter mean- spirited people to just love them more because they are probably just…


Big Person or Little Person?

Today I was listening to Dr. David Jeremiah, and he said the following anonymous quote: You can tell the character of a person by what irritates them. A little person is irritated by little things, and a big person only by big things.      Life can be contradictory and challenge us everyday to be a Big person or a Little person. I want to be a Big person. But yesterday I was a little one. My internet wasn’t working, the printer decided to join the boycott of the computer. For some unexplainable reason every time I tried to text on my…


Home

Yesterday my husband, Stan and I were racing to get home to our small hobby farm to meet the Fish Wagon. Fish Wagon? Yes, a Fish Wagon. A company from Arkansas came to deliver 100 bass, 200 catfish, crappie, minnows, and 900 brims to our pond. As we were watching this unfold, our guests from our bed and breakfast (fairbreezecottage.com) walked up to meet us. I hardly meet a stranger, and soon found myself in a deep conversation with a sweet woman named, Lynn. I’m not sure how it happens, but it seems my conversations with people often turn towards…