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The Greatest Story Ever Told

As I sit here working on my Christmas cards that I’ve had sitting here for almost two weeks but still have not sent, I decided that this post that I wrote last year at this time was one that I needed to read again…. and then after reading it, I decided I would share it again here…. Image Credit A newborn swaddled babe lying on a bed of hay in a manger surrounded by goats and cows and sheep, a virgin mother, a carpenter, three wise men, and one incredible holy star telling the tale to faraway lands. I keep forgetting to ponder this story for a...
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Chasing Destiny

I’ve been reading a book I am thoroughly enjoying called The Shadow of the Wind by Carlos Ruiz Zafon. I read this cool passage today: “Destiny is usually just around the corner. Like a thief, a hooker, or a lottery vendor: its three most common personifications. But what destiny does not do is home visits. You have to go for it.” The words just seemed to jump out at me today. Going for destiny. Yeah. •••••••••••••••• How’s destiny treating you...
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THE Original Mom Without A Blog

One year ago today, my grandma left this world for the next. She walked almost 92 years on this planet and she was one exceptional lady. She was a classic example of the greatest generation. The eldest of ten children to Polish immigrant parents living on the South Side of Chicago surviving the Great Depression not graduating from high school or college but learning all of life’s most important lessons the only way you learn them…by living. My grandmother was a storyteller. And a great one. Not the sit around the campfire kind of storyteller, just a...