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Come back on Sept. 10 to read my review of Max Lucado’s new book called, “Outlive Your Life” by Thomas Nelson Publishers.

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Posted by on August 18, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

LIVE LIFE

IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER – by Erma Bombeck  (written after she found out she was dying from cancer).

I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth would go into a holding pattern if I weren’t there for the day.

I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.

I would have talked less and listened more.

I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.

I would have eaten the popcorn in the ‘good’ living room and worried much less about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.

I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.

I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.

I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer day because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.

I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.

I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and more while watching life.

I would never have bought anything just because it was practical, wouldn’t show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.

Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy, I’d have cherished every moment and realized that the wonderment growing inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.

When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said, “Later. Now go get washed up for dinner.” There would have been more “I love you’s” and more “I’m sorry’s.”

But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every minute, look at it and really see it…live it and never give it back. STOP SWEATING THE SMALL STUFF!!!

Don’t worry about who doesn’t like you, who has more, or who’s doing what. Instead, let’s cherish the relationships we have with those who do love us.

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Posted by on August 17, 2010 in Uncategorized

 

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Have a look at this blog please….

This blog is by a friend of mine – a friend whose voice I have never heard but who is very much a friend. Through blogging, emailing, messaging, facebook etc. we have become friends – how wonderful to expand your world right at your fingertips.

My “links” and “blogroll” widget is not behaving so I will introduce you to my friend this way.

We call her “Ma” and she is a wife and mother of one. She has been on a remarkable journey in the last 15 months and you can learn about her and her journey by visiting her blog

Please go check it out and see what Ma has to say and tell her “Hi” from me. “Welcome To My So-Called Life”

 
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Posted by on August 8, 2010 in Uncategorized

 
 
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