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About doctoraquarius

As long as I can remember I have written - poems, observations, stories. Then graduate school, marriage, raising a family, and work occupied my life 100% of the time, and my writing for pleasure took a back seat. I'm back. Retirement from my professional life as a school psychologist, grown children, and an empty nest have freed me to follow my passion. My wonderful husband of nearly 40 years encourages me and my God sustains me.


Lately I’ve read enough doomsday and end-times scenarios to last me a lifetime!  I mean, the fear-mongering and hopelessness in these s0-called prophecies are eating away at the serenity of the mind.  Jesus said to “Be Not Afraid.”  He said that … Continue reading

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Smart phones; television; social media; over-activity; food; alcohol; drugs – anything and everything to distract ourselves from looking within to examine our motives and behaviors.  We judge others, pick out the “log” in our brother ‘s and sister’s eyes, and … Continue reading

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Keeping in touch with old friends and colleagues via Facebook used to be fun.  After catching up I would also read articles, opinions, and, on occasion, politically-related issue pieces.  Lately, I’ve literally felt ill after reading some of the most … Continue reading

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A wish for happiness and meaningfulness on this day we celebrate LOVE and the many ways we express it.  How about, in addition to chocolates, flowers, special dinners, and cards, we commit ourselves to expressing real love this year…caring for … Continue reading

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It is truly a day to be thankful…to think on those gifts, blessings, and graces that we have been given… LIFE, CREATION, LAUGHTER, INTERPERSONAL CONNECTIONS, THINGS AND PEOPLE THAT NURTURE OUR SOULS AND BODIES, CREATIVITY, FREEDOM OF WORSHIP, FREEDOM TO … Continue reading

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I’ve been away and working on my novel and books, however, a reflection I read the other day during my morning prayers struck me with it’s profound message and I wanted to share.  It was written by Elizabeth Duffy and … Continue reading

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Over the years I have read the same saying from various religious faiths,  cultural beliefs, and philosophies, namely, that “we become that which we think”.  In other words, the beliefs and accompanying feelings that we hold true and “feed”, tend to grow … Continue reading

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