Category Archives: Climbing the Mountains

these mountains you are carrying, you were only supposed to climb…

Being a child of the USA I have taken on certain attitudes, even when I didn’t realize it.  Growing up in the Southwest solidified those attitudes even more. Attitudes like…”if you want something done right, you’ve got to do it … Continue reading

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Seasons, America the Beautiful and a few other tidbits…

Here are a few tidbits of what we have been up to lately! We have been in Colorado Springs for 4 seasons now and it has been such a joy to be able to experience “Seasons”. In Texas  (my birthplace) … Continue reading

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Ain’t that America and Wanderlust

Wanderlust:  1.A very strong or irresistible impulse to travel. 2.strong longing for or impulse toward wandering. I was born with the seed of wanderlust in my heart. Somehow it took root and began to grow in the 1970’s.  That age … Continue reading

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Mr. Joe’s surprise… (and I am learning to push through the pain)

Mr. Joe came home utterly elated a few weeks ago. He came in from his office and happily told me that he had ordered me a gift.  I have learned to be a little conservative with my own elation when … Continue reading

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Sparkling Surprises after things Fall Apart

Granddaughter #3 is visiting this month.  I am so thankful for it because there was a time when I did not know if I would ever see several of my grandchildren again. This has been exciting, life giving and at … Continue reading

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Going in a different direction…while still “Climbing the Mountains”

Two years ago, I started this blog and I have never regretted it.  Sometime in the past month, the blog achieved its 10,000th hit and counting.  I am not saying that this is epic or anything, but it is a … Continue reading

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The next baby step…

God has been taking me on a journey with him for such a long time that I am finally understanding with my heart (not only my head) that there is purpose behind everything that happens.  Knowing this does not give me a … Continue reading

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