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Memories of Music

I’ve been playing the piano for most of my life. Way before I could reach the pedals, my fingers loved to press the keys, bringing music to my imaginative stories. Butterflies, clouds, and birds fluttered through my mind when I … Continue reading

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Hospitality

Yesterday, on the spur of the moment, I was invited to a friend’s home for lunch. She had the day off unexpectedly¬†and as she prepared her lunch, she wanted someone with whom to share the meal. A quick phone call … Continue reading

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Hot Cocoa Toast Memories

This morning I relived a childhood memory. With a piece of buttered toast dunked in hot chocolate, I remembered Saturday mornings as a child. My brother and I, still in our pajamas, sat on the floor in front of the … Continue reading

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A Heritage of Faith – Uncle Vernon

How do you write about someone who has deeply influenced your life in small, quiet ways? How do you describe God’s amazing gift of a family – a heritage of men and women who were gentle, soft spoken, and kind, … Continue reading

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And the Home of the Brave

Pearl Harbor. December 7, 1941. I’ve read about it in history books. I’ve seen it in movies. But it didn’t become real until I visited Pearl Harbor in person. I remember mom and dad talking about where they were when … Continue reading

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Memories Shared

Last night I ignored the dust in the corners of my home. I overlooked the messy bathroom. I left the laundry behind and went to visit my Uncle Vernon and cousin Karen. Even though the practical side of me said … Continue reading

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The Noise of Memories

What brings back a memory that you thought long forgotten? Although it is said that scent is the most powerful memory trigger, I’ve found that noises often take me back in time. Living in the same house where I grew … Continue reading

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