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Masked or Unmasked

There are only four countries in the world who have not gone on lockdown. Sweden, South Korea, Turkmenistan, and Tajikistan. However, Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are denying the existence of the coronavirus. Also, there are some restrictions in force in all four countries. Turkmenistan and Tajikistan are not reporting accurate numbers of cases or deaths. South …

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Mother’s Day

I lost my mother in September. Her name was Martha. Martha grew up in Germany during World War II. She was a child when the bombs would strike at night. There was not much food. They had to make do with potatoes and barley. Martha was sent to be a nanny with a doctor’s family …

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A Sense of Worth

I grew up in the time where children were seen and not heard. We could never ever interrupt an adult’s conversation. If our parents weren’t around to discipline us then the adults in the village could. I was such a shy child and it didn’t help that my mother favored my brother. I was always …

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The End Times

Let me just say right away that I am no expert on the book of Revelation nor do I know what the end times will be like. There are so many different theories about the end times. While many people say that Revelation is the forecast for the end of times, others have said it …

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Happy Easter

And so this is Easter. This is an Easter unlike any we have spent before. Not just to one of us, but to each and every one of us, all around the world. This pandemic of 2020 has placed fear and stress and anger and depression and sadness into many people. I did an online …

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Breast Cancer Survivor

Yes, a lot of you know I am a breast cancer survivor and I know how lucky I am. But being a survivor doesn’t mean it totally leaves you. I now need to have yearly diagnostic mammograms. However, at my last one, I was anxious. I tried not to be but it is there with …

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Sleepless in America

I cannot sleep. I have spent the last few nights tossing and turning in my bed waiting for sleep to come to me. I am exhausted but it does not want to come. I get up and look outside wondering how others are coping with what is now happening world wide. My husband does not …

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Good Days/Bad Days

We have now been instructed to wear masks, at all times, outside. I really don’t think everyone will do that. I know I will when I go to grocery stores or the post office. At least, right now, those are the only places I am going and the barn. I am still following a pretty …

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Second Thoughts

In one day, our world – the entire world, planet Earth – has been turned upside down. In December, 2019, the city of Wuhan in Hubei Province in China reported a pneumonia outbreak of unknown cause. The rest of the world watched this report, mildly interested. We didn’t think anything of it. The outbreak was …

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