Shaker Sayings

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In celebration of my new book about a Shaker girl – The Outsider – coming out in a few weeks (August 1), I’m sharing some of my research with you this week. Here are some sayings attributed to the Shakers. They were a very practical people in many of their ways and they believed in “putting their hands to work …

The Gift of Joy

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This week’s quote has to do with joy. Sometimes we think of joy as being happy, but joy is more than that, deeper than mere happiness. Joy that lasts, that keeps on going and going like that battery Bunny comes from God. So may you know joy all the way to the bone this week and every week. Here’s the …

Kids say the darnedest things

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Some of you out there probably remember Art Linkletter’s show where he talked to kids and they did say the darnedest things. We were eating in a restaurant here locally where they celebrate t.v. shows from the fifties and sixties and that show was on. You couldn’t hear it so you didn’t really know whether it was funny or not, …

Quotes to help you keep on keeping on

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Here’s a couple of quotes to help you keep on keeping on even if today you’re discouraged. We all get discouraged. Some of us sometimes wonder if we should keep trying to follow our dreams. If success is out there anywhere. So here’s some encouragement. Don’t give up. Keep dreaming. Keep working toward those dreams. “Genius, that power which dazzles …

Creative Moments

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Hi everybody. Hope you had a tremendous week with good blessings chasing you everywhere you went. You know sometimes we stay so busy that we don’t always pay attention to the blessings around us. At church we have a Thanksgiving and Praise List in our bulletin where we mention special blessings of the week and those everyday blessings too. Things …