Category Archives: Just Because

Consider this my miscellaneous category. Anything else I want to write will get kerplunked here.

Compassion

Recently I drove by a school after hours and saw a woman I can only guess might have been a teacher leaving for the day.  She had a bag in each hand and looked exhausted.  She paused to readjust her … Continue reading

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Blessed By You

You’ve probably heard that we are who we are because of the life we’ve lived.  The things that happen in our youth help shape who we come as adults.  Those opinions we form in our impressionable teen years influence our … Continue reading

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Second Guessing

So…to catch everyone up….we were going to retire from the Navy.   And now we’re not.   And all of that happened so quickly, it seems.  It wasn’t overnight, but it was over a few sleepless nights…let’s put it into perspective. May … Continue reading

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Finding the Quiet

The world is loud right now.  There’s fear and concern and change and worry.  There are people whining, people complaining, people protesting, people fighting.  There’s noise in our ears, in our eyes, at our finger tips.  Music, shouting, colors, signs, … Continue reading

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Strength

Strength.  It’s something I see all around me, clear as day.  I am surrounded by people that I see as examples of strength.  I recognize it in people I know and those I don’t.  I see strength in every age … Continue reading

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Not Always Easy

It turns out that I’m a big talker.  I typed up this little ditty the other day about having to make choices in life.  I sat behind my keyboard and told you all how that finding contentment in life might … Continue reading

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You Can’t Live All the Lives

Have you noticed the tiny houses that are all the rage on HGTV?  Have you seen all the bakery owners on Food Network that started out on Wall Street or some other high intensity job and left that world to … Continue reading

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