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Every morning I pray that my mouth will be opened to give praise. It’s easy to give praise to the creator of such a magnificent world in which we live, but people? Sometimes I shy away from saying anything, because, like my mother said, “If you can’t say something good, don’t say anything at all.” What is needed is for me to find something good to praise. And once my mind is open to that possibility, my mouth should easily open to acknowledge it.

Duomo of Siena

Duomo of Siena

About dmdubay

Since retiring from Northwest Airlines and moving to the Pacific Northwest, I have more time to devote to writing. My first novel, "Tales of Two Sisters" was published over a year ago. I have been writing poetry for a long time and am attempting to collate my poetry into a short book, with pictures. A sequel to "Tales of Two Sisters" should be getting closer to completion soon. Gardening and tending the vineyard take a lot of time in the summer. Even though I love the outdoors, these activities do cut down on my writing. So I appreciate that wintertime allows me time to write. Writing, for me, is what brings things into focus and helps me to make sense of the things that life brings. It is a gift to me and I hope that it will be to you also.
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