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Tuesday at Ten: Patience

»Posted by on Oct 14, 2014 in Heartfelt Treasures | 2 comments

Tuesday at Ten: Patience

  When the kids were little we used to sing a little patience song with them.   Have patience. Have patience. Don’t be in such a hurry. When you get impatient you only start to worry. Remember. Remember. That God is patient too. And think of all the times that others had to wait for you. Even now when I type these words it brings back memories of the occasional use of the song as they were growing up. It was to instill in our kids that life is too short to fuss, worry and hurry. Take a deep breath and realize that waiting a few moments for someone or something isn’t go to kill us. Sometimes though, I need to sing the song to myself. When I have a huge list of things to accomplish during the day and “things” are just slowing me down, I don’t always...

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10 Tips for Great Travel Photographs

»Posted by on Jul 8, 2014 in Travel Treasures | 2 comments

10 Tips for Great Travel Photographs

The secret to taking great travel photos lies in your own eyes and how you see the world. Taking a trip is exciting, but once you are home all you have are a few mementos…and hopefully some great photographs. More and more photographs are being taken in today’s technology world than ever before in the history of over 100 years of photography. But with “point and shoots” and camera phones, have we lost our “eye” for capturing a fantastic image? How do we take a photograph that will keep our travel memory alive for years to come? First, you need to invest in a good camera or camera phone that fits your budget, ability and needs. Read the reviews such as those found on the website Digital Trends before you shop, and make a list of what features are your “must haves”...

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Top 10 Unique Travel Destinations of the World

»Posted by on Jun 10, 2014 in Family Treasures, Travel Treasures | 4 comments

Top 10 Unique Travel Destinations of the World

I have been blessed to have traveled and experienced some very unique destinations all over the world as well as right in my own backyard. Here are a few of my favorites. Maybe they will soon be yours as well. 1. Sri Lanka: Whether you recognize it as Sri Lanka, Ceylon or its ancient Arab name of Serendib (serendipity), this tiny island nation casts a primitive and mysterious spell on its visitors. Roughly the size of New Jersey, Sri Lanka is a mini India. Terraced hillside farm land, beautiful pink coral beaches and hidden jungle shrines and temples make this tiny nation one of my favorite unique international destinations. I traveled to Sri Lanka in 1983 with World Vision International. Since the mission and purpose of our trip was to get deep into remote...

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