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The Deceit of Duty

Unless we are deliberate and careful, precious time during visits from those we love and cherish may be stolen by a misleading sense of duty. Continue reading

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The Shepherd’s Return

We love and celebrate the special events but in the end often find what meant the most were the daily things done for us out of love and devotion. Continue reading

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Shepherds-Part I

If the shepherds had not been doing what they always did, they would not have received the news from angels. The real power of great lives is in simply doing ordinary things… with extraordinary love, devotion and attention. Continue reading

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Morning Chores

Watering plants on a cool summer morning forms its own scenes of beauty, duty and shared love. Continue reading

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Morning Duty

Even something as simple as feeding a horse can give us the chance to appreciate the beauty of a winter morning. Continue reading

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Evening Feeding

Walking down to the hay barn
in the late light of ending day,

I see soft streaks of color,
strokes of lavender and pink
left above the sinking sun,
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Snoozing

I have to confess that I love the snooze button. I love those extra minutes of sleep, that extra time of comfort in warm covers.
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