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Blessed To Be Valued As A Woman

“Sometimes I feel quite distinctly that what is inside me is not all of me. There is something else, sublime, quite indestructible, some tiny fragment of the Universal spirit. Don’t you feel that?” ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn I read a … Continue reading

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Perhaps

It’s the month of December again. It’s that time of year that I would rather skip altogether if I had the choice. This week marks the birthday of someone very special and dear to me. It will be the first … Continue reading

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One Word At A Time, One Page At A Time

Another night of insomnia has worked its magic on me. Exhausted my mind jumps from worry to worry, from one thought to another. To stay calm emotionally, I have to guard myself against despair. And when I find myself lying … Continue reading

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Comfort, Love And A Peaceful Heart

The other day I was talking to a representative from the Canada Council for the Arts, when she asked to see my blog. Moments after I emailed the link to her she called back saying, and I quote: “What a … Continue reading

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I Wish I Had Known!

Jean Paul Sartre wrote: “We are our choices.” I don’t agree with what he wrote. If it were true, would I choose to be a widow? Would I choose to lose a loved one? I don’t think so. In fact … Continue reading

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Nothing Else Will Give You That!

It’s a beautiful day outside. A bit breezy but really beautiful.  Last night I had trouble sleeping. I woke up from a bad dream in the middle of the night. In my dream I was being chased and attacked and … Continue reading

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What’s Wrong With Men?

While browsing on the internet I came across the following old advertisement. I say old because it was posted on the occasion of Canada Day (beginning of the month) but it still caught my eye. It was directed towards Canadian … Continue reading

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When Did You Last Hear?

When did you last hear someone say to you, “I believe in you”? It’s a cold morning in Montreal. Sitting at my desk, I look at the snow outside. Soon I should start writing, but I don’t. Instead I keep … Continue reading

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It’s Been A Long Time

It’s a cold wintry morning here in Montreal. The temperatures have dropped to double digits below zero. Most of the time I am okay with it but sometimes it gets to me and I find it hard to continue without … Continue reading

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How Beautiful It Was!

It was thanksgiving weekend here in Canada. A day to spend with family and loved ones.  Ever since my husband passed away almost three years ago, every day is thanksgiving for me. As painful as the experience was for us, … Continue reading

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