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Overcoming

Posted by on Mar 1, 2017 in Mary's Musings | 1 comment

Overcoming… Overcoming the obstacles we sometimes put in front of ourselves … I think at one point in time we all tend to get down a bit about life. It seldom happens to me, but this past winter I have found myself just wanting to curl up and stay by the home fires. Maybe it was the burnout from so many book events last year – maybe it is...

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Be Happy

Be Happy

Posted by on Dec 12, 2016 in Mary's Musings | 2 comments

be happy … don’t worry … be happy… How many of you have that song spinning through your head now – I do. Today, as any other day would be, is the perfect day to be happy, to find at least one moment of happiness. Even if it is Monday. I woke up this morning … I was able to dress myself … I was able to make a pot of...

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Happiness is a “No Alarm Sunday!”

Happiness is a “No Alarm Sunday!”

Posted by on Dec 11, 2016 in Mary's Musings | 0 comments

Happiness is a “No Alarm Sunday!” Good morning, everyone – Happiness is not having to wake up to my inner alarm, not having to get out of bed when my inner alarm first nudges me awake. It is a late fall morning, for according to the calendar it is not yet winter, and there is a light snow falling making it more like a soft winter day. I...

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Patience Leads to Acceptance

Patience Leads to Acceptance

Posted by on Dec 8, 2016 in Mary's Musings | 0 comments

Patience Leads to Acceptance… How many times in our lives have we been impatient about something, have we had no patience for those around us, no patience for the way our life is turning out? I am guilty as charged. As a child … as a teen … as a young adult … I impatiently yearned for the moment when I would be able to write full...

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Peace Beyond Clouds – Serenity in Our Lives

Peace Beyond Clouds – Serenity in Our Lives

Posted by on Oct 27, 2016 in Mary's Musings | 2 comments

Peace Beyond Clouds – Serenity in Our Lives Definition of peace Peace is a state of tranquillity or quiet: freedom from civil disturbance:  a state of security or order within a community provided for by law or custom. It is freedom from disquieting or oppressive thoughts or emotions, harmony in personal relations. It is a state or period of mutual...

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Calm Yourself – the Storm Will Pass

Calm Yourself – the Storm Will Pass

Posted by on Sep 30, 2016 in Mary's Musings | 0 comments

Calm Yourself – the Storm Will Pass How many times throughout our lives have the storms swept in and consumed our lives with events that we felt we had no control over, and would never end? And then, you look around and see the storm enveloping someone else, and you sigh and say, “Maybe I don’t have it so bad after all.” This year...

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