Tag Archives: friendship

Good luck?

I have a question about luck. We all know that it’s this ethereal entity that floats around and touches us in unequal measures. Some people are considered more lucky than others. I have been through stages when the wheat bag … Continue reading

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If you prick us, do we not bleed?

Shakespeare understood blood. He knew the power it held over his characters and his audience. He used it in Shylock’s persuasive, and possibly heart-wrenching, utterance when trying to prove that we are all the same – ‘If you prick us, … Continue reading

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Try a new experience!

I’m going fishing tomorrow. Seriously. On a boat. With a fishing rod. And some smelly stuff on the end of the hooky thing. I’ve made salad and scones for the occasion. Why am I doing this? Because I haven’t done … Continue reading

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In your face, Fear!

Recently the priest said something in his sermon which struck a chord with me. He said, “Fear is the opposite of faith, not unbelief.” I had been thinking of the concept of ‘facing your fears’ so this got me thinking. … Continue reading

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My Car Yard

I watched quite a bit of Home Improvement TV last week while visiting a friend on a farm. My brain started planning how I could convert a large concrete slab in my front yard into an entertainment area. I rushed … Continue reading

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Death is Never Convenient

Death is never convenient. It does not wait for us to finish a trip or plan a future. It does not allow for us to pencil in a tentative date and then erase it and choose another. It gives us … Continue reading

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