Tag Archives: childhood memories

What Would You Do With Only Months to Live?

My Life (1993) I’d avoided this film until last night. I know why, of course, but I suppose I just wasn’t ready for it. Turns out that I couldn’t sleep for half the night after seeing it. (From IMDb:) Life … Continue reading

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Body Language Secrets: Instant Confidence Booster

Steepling You might remember the childhood rhyme, spoken while you performed a hand pantomime: “Here is the church. Here is the steeple. Open the doors and see all the people.”  There are hand gestures to go along with it to up the … Continue reading

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Who is the “Other”?

Yourself. When I was a child, I got to experience what it was like to be the outsider. A PK (preacher’s kid), I was treated like some alien being from outer space. If I’d been a Martian, it would have … Continue reading

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Out of the Mouths of Babes

Heaven is for Real It’s funny how little bits of truth start to add up to a greater picture of how things work. I’ve been posting real life stories of near death experiences (NDEs) over that past few days, and … Continue reading

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Adapting to Adoption

A Fairy Tale Once upon a time, there was a little child who needed a new family to keep her safe and secure. Then she was adopted. After some traumatic adventures, some good and some bad, she lived happily ever … Continue reading

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Remember Christmas Days

Remember Christmas Days   Remember Christmas Days when we were young, When Jack Pine’s boughs hung heavy, bright with lights, While children braved the clear, yet frosty, nights And meaning gave to each glad carol sung.   Inside the home, … Continue reading

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Mister Rogers: Therapist?

A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood Some films are targeted at children, most at adults; this one is aimed directly at the child in each of us.   Fred Rogers is a very nice man. Lloyd Vogul, a hurt man-child … Continue reading

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Childhood Game: Chinese Whispers

Information Sharing or Gossiping? Are you old enough to remember playing this game as a child? There are variations to it: in the British version, the first person would whisper one word to the next person, and that person would … Continue reading

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Memory: My Mom’s Favourite Rhyme

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The Hundred Acre Wood is on Fire!

Ashdown Forest When a part of your childhood goes up in smoke, a big hole is burned in your soul. God bless us, every one…

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