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I believe in the magic…

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Image and editing by Joyce Meyer

We soon must trade in our fallen leaves for falling snow. Yes, that first magical snow where you go to bed in one kind of world and wake up in a winter wonderland. Children are excited (Ask any classroom teacher today!) and adults are scurrying about getting prepared for the worse case scenario of a raging blizzard. Stock up on groceries, fuel, get the snow removal equipment  ready to go and the list goes on.

Whether we like it or not, I guess we all are excited about the first snowfall in our own little way. Call me delusional, but I prefer to believe in the magic…

The earth has music…

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Blended image by Joyce Meyer

The earth has music for those who will listen ~ George Santayana

 

At any moment…

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Image by Joyce Meyer ~ Lac Qui Parle County, Minnesota

At any moment, your whole life can change…

A simple encounter, a rare connection, a random act. Life is full of these moments that change our destiny forever.

4-H Changes Lives…

 

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Image by Joyce Meyer, Manfred Township, Lac qui Parle County

With the 2016 Minnesota State Fair opening today, August 25th, 4-H members that qualify for a state fair trip will be making their way to St. Paul during the next few days filled with anticipation for the “Super Bowl” of the 4-H world.  Many hours of creative thinking, problem solving and work have gone into the vast array of projects presented at this level. Why would anyone go through all of that work?

4-H changes lives, helping youth to become confident, mature adults ready to succeed in today’s challenging world. Studies show that youth participating in 4-H do better in school, are more motivated to help others, feel safe to try new things, and develop lasting friendships. ~Cornell University Cooperative Extension

Sounds like a good deal…

Live Simply… dream big.

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Image and design by Joyce Meyer

Live simply, dream big, be grateful…

A state of mind…

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Image by Joyce Meyer

“This world demands the qualities of youth: not a time of life but a state of mind, a temper of the will, a quality of imagination, a predominance of courage over timidity, of the appetite for adventure over the love of ease.”
— Robert F. Kennedy

Lesson from a Bee

Just a thought as I found this bee hunkered down working diligently on this thistle in full bloom. Man, I’m good at growing these kind of flowering weeds!

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Image by Joyce Meyer