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Joni Mitchell was right.  You don’t know what you got ‘til it’s gone. You don’t know what it’s like to take a full deep breath unless you’ve had pneumonia or cracked ribs.  You don’t know what it’s like to move […]

Some days I just feel a bit “schlumpy.”  Sometimes I can pinpoint a reason – perhaps I didn’t eat well the day before, or maybe I’m resisting doing something I know I need to do, or maybe I couldn’t find […]

Last night I had the pleasure and blessing of sitting in a temple with about twenty other people singing songs of praise and devotion for about two hours.  Next to sitting in a place of exquisite natural beauty, this might […]

I need to take a moment and express my gratitude for friends. Recently I have been staying at the home of a couple I met only two months ago.  They have taken me under their wing and given me the […]

Do you have an abundant life? I do!  And I am not wealthy.  As a matter of fact, often I live on the very edge financially.  I am not one of those people with thousands of dollars stockpiled in a […]

My father turned 80 two days ago.  This post is dedicated to him. Some people, probably many people, have fathers who were either very difficult to live with or rather absent.  This was not the case with me.  I was […]

Today is May Day!  If you have Celtic ancestors, they would have called it Beltaine.  It is a time to celebrate the rich fertile fecundity of the Earth. In May, everything starts to get so green and lush.  Flowers burst […]

 Hello Everyone!  Welcome! This is my inaugural post for the Blessings Abound blog.  What a beautiful honor and opportunity!  I pray I can regularly supply you with ample doses of encouragement and inspiration.  It would give me great joy to […]