Tag Archives: Lessons

When the Orchid Blooms

Patience is a virtue. It’s a fruit of the Spirit, according to Galatians 5:22. Yet our human nature doesn’t want to wait. “How’s that book coming along? Is it published yet?” If I hear that question one more time, I … Continue reading

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Eucalyptus on the Wind

The scent of eucalyptus calms me, brings me a sense of peace and tranquility. Essential oils enthusiasts say it’s supposed to be energizing, but it doesn’t have that effect on me. Growing up in Southern California, I lived one block … Continue reading

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My Lesson – A Poem

Over at dVerse Poets Pub today, Claudia has challenged us to write about anything we want, but we have to really look at it first. No clichés or hollow shadows of the thing allowed. My Lesson My BSF lesson was … Continue reading

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What Should We Teach Our Kids?

Last Thursday was a snow day in our school district. There wasn’t much snow, mind you, but it doesn’t take much to close Portland, Oregon area schools. But then on Friday the weather was better so school was back open. … Continue reading

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Family Teaches Love and Forgiveness

Family is such an important part of so many people’s lives, and I am no different. This past weekend I got to spend time with family that I don’t see often enough, even though they are only 2 1/2 hours … Continue reading

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