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Where Everybody Knows Your Order

I love traveling. My husband and I just went on a 3,257 mile road trip. We stopped in Manteca CA for 3 days. In Sparks NV for a day. In a teeny tiny town in Wyoming for a day of work. Then on to Colorado Springs CO for 4 days. We headed back home through the mountains then through the incredible beauty that is Utah. Oh how we loved it.

Praying hands in Northern Utah Continue reading

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It’s like money in the bank …

Seriously. That’s how it feels.

I’ve changed my eating. Dropped all grain. All sugar is gone. So is all processed food.

This is serious.

But if I don’t do it, well, the other option is not good.

So I have become serious (almost obsessively so) about food prep. If I have salads made up in my refrigerator, protein cooked and at the ready, fruit cleaned, veggies cut up, and so on; I can win the battle daily. If not … you know the end of that sentence. Continue reading


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Let it Rain!

I live near St. Louis. It’s been raining.

And raining.

And raining. Continue reading

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Everyone faces a storm at some time

You never know what is going on in someone’s life. Even someone you are close to. Even someone you live with.

You cannot know what they are struggling with in their heart or mind. Everyone faces a storm at some time.

Storm wallpapersRemember that on that day when they don’t seem themselves.

Or they don’t respond in their usual way.

Or they forgot something you deemed important.

Of course, there is no excuse for rudeness.

But sometimes.

Just sometimes.

We struggle.

All of us.

And it’s okay.

Instead of frustration, let’s offer understanding and extend grace.

For we all need it.



Pat Meyers
One Who Needs Grace
And One Who Wants to Give It

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Birthdays are great!


The number of years someone has been on this planet is a great thing to celebrate. I’m all for it!

Today is my birthday! Happy Birthday to me! Silly to say? Who cares?

I’ve been through an illness severe enough that my next birthday was extremely uncertain – two years in a row.

Now, it’s my birthday. I am healthy. Let’s celebrate!

And so should you. Every single birthday. (Well, every day really; but that’s not what this post is about.) Continue reading

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