Author Archives: DottieSzy

A Life of Many Colors

  “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.” — Matthew 5:4 Over the last year, there have been many changes in my life.  Last Christmas, I did not anticipate these changes.  Sometimes God nudges us, lifting us … Continue reading

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Lord, You Light Up My Life — Literally!

“There an angel of the Lord appeared to him in fire flaming out of a bush . . .” — Exodus 3:2 My husband and daughters seem to get a kick out of remembering otherwise fun events by the one … Continue reading

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I Will Never Forget

“Only goodness and kindness follow me all the days of my life; and I shall dwell in the house of the Lord for years to come.” — Psalm 23:6 I was honored once again to create the Hospice Memorial Quilt … Continue reading

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Majority rules . . . I suppose.

“And no one can say, ‘Jesus is Lord,’ except by the holy Spirit.  There are different kinds of spiritual gifts but the same Spirit; there are different forms of service but the same Lord; there are different workings but the … Continue reading

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Celebration of Life and Love

“Deep waters cannot quench love, no floods sweep it away.”  — Song of Songs 8:7   Last week, McLean Home Care and Hospice (Simsbury, CT) hosted the Eighth Annual “Lights of Hope” Ceremony.  It was a wonderful celebration of honoring those who had passed … Continue reading

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Is age just a number?

“The beginning of wisdom is:  get wisdom; at the cost of all you have, get understanding.” — Proverbs 4:7 I’m sixty years and one month today. I wanted to write about turning 60 a month ago, but just trying to wrap … Continue reading

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Am I crazy? Is the Pope Catholic?

“Be hospitable to one another without complaining.  As each one has received a gift, use it to serve one another as good stewards of God’s varied grace.” — 1 Peter 4:9-10 An inordinate number of unusual sewing requests somehow make their … Continue reading

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