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How Do You Get Rest and Refreshment?

Quietness and rest seem to feel very foreign to me lately. Busyness has slowly crept into my life.

I work in a private school. For the past four years, Heidi and I have worked together. As I prepare to say goodbye to our Pre-K 3 class, I'm also preparing to say goodbye to my co-worker and friend. I don't like goodbyes. We talk of getting together but I know how busy life can become.

In the midst of wrapping up the school year, I'm preparing to lead our school's summer camp. So there's no break between end of school and the beginning of new responsibilities. Add to that early morning video conferences and long hours ...well frankly I'm tired.

My dad flew into Phoenix for the weekend. He had visited his sister in California and she arranged for his ticket to include a stop in Arizona. We had a world wind weekend of catching up and having fun together. 

But now, I take a deep breath realizing my need for some quiet time.

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Blessings and love,


How Do You Feel About Mother's Day?

Each May a special day is celebrated. Mother's Day is a big deal; as it should be. After all, mothers are special people who often don't always get the thanks and recognition they deserve. But do I dare ask a question? Are you one of the women who dreads Mother's Day? It's supposed to be a wonderful day. There are so many days to celebrate diverse groups of people and certainly mothers are to be thanked and shown appreciation. I applaud that. But I have a confession to make. For many years, I dreaded Mother's Day.

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Blessings and love,

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