Category Archives: Blessings

Each of us can impact the lives of others……without costing us a penny.

Often we don’t know the struggles someone is going through. Therefore, never underestimate the incalculable impact that the smallest kindness, or a warm smile can have, to remind and encourage others that they are important to the world; bringing hope … Continue reading

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A GIFT OF SERVICE FROM THE HEART

Giving of oneself often costs nothing more than time, yet can mean the world to someone,  just knowing that someone cares.  Presence over presents:  sit with someone at the hospital to give a family member a break minister to others … Continue reading

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Maybe Dad Was Wrong……

Many of us were taught as a young child that boys don’t cry and as men we often bury our feelings in an attempt to conform to social pressure. However, we now know that the benefits associated with crying include healing … Continue reading

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A New Friend

  HOW I MET THE AMAZING RESHELE A couple of days before Christmas I had gone to Joann’s to get a couple of items. Ahead of me was a lady with a huge basket of fabric who told me to … Continue reading

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HEALTH BENEFITS OF LAUGHTER

Did you know that seventy percent of disease processes are directly related to stress,  which triggers hormones that suppress the immune system,  raise blood pressure and can lead to fatal obstructions in arteries? Cortisol and adrenaline are activated during times … Continue reading

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Volunteer Work Can Open Doors

Doctors and psychotherapists have long observed that those who help others tend to enjoy healthier, happier lives. Often those who have been helped want to do something in return, preferring a hand up, to a hand out. Feeling needed and … Continue reading

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Heirloom Seed Library in Oklahoma?

You can  actually  check out purple carrots, freckled lettuces and a rainbow of heirloom tomatoes at the  Tulsa City-County Library  where Tulsans can share home-saved garden seeds. The seed library  is a  public, circulating collection of open-pollinated and heirloom seeds. … Continue reading

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