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What Does Sanctity of Life Mean These Days Anyway?

In a day and age where the sanctity of life has come to mean saving the baby animals, (save the baby seals! save the whales, save the …….) rather than saving the baby humans, where people make a decision whether … Continue reading

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Dayna’s GraceNotes Begins!

Why the name Dayna’s GraceNotes? Watch the video to see my explanation. Then I will sum it up afterwards. So for the past several years I’ve had a strong desire to inspire, encourage and motivate people with small snippets or … Continue reading

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The Woman in the Mirror…

“The Woman in the Mirror” is the perfect Mother’s Day gift for all my friends who are “special” mothers.   I read this beautiful “poem” from another “special” mom’s facebook wall and had to find the original and share it … Continue reading

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Dayna’s GraceNotes – Persistence – Life Success Tips

Welcome to the very first installment of Dayna’s GraceNotes, Life Success Tips in small bites! Hooray! This is something I’ve been wanting to do for a very long time but just didn’t know how the pieces would fit together in … Continue reading

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Press On – An Inspirational Video

  As a parent of a special needs child or a caregiver for a parent or spouse, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed at times.   That’s when a good Inspirational Video comes in handy.   At times when our own … Continue reading

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A Conscious Act of Kindness: Unto the Least of These

It was just a simple question, “What are you going to be doing this weekend?” Sort of like, “How are you?”. We don’t always expect people to answer in detail. But Sylvia’s response was so unexpected and life altering. “Did … Continue reading

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High Five! Like A Child

There are very few people who  have a natural knack for communicating with a handicapped or special needs person. Most of us need a little guidance with a few tips but some rare individuals just seem to naturally know. This … Continue reading

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Wouldn’t You Rather?

One of my favorite authors and devotional writers is Roy Lessin.  He often writes in such a way as  ”scratching where it itches”. Just this morning I read this little piece from his blog which, if I understand correctly, is … Continue reading

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Finding Joy Today

Life can be challenging but happiness is simple.  The inspirational movie, Finding Joy, is a gentle reminder of what is most important in life.  Enjoy the encouraging quotes, breathtaking photography and beautiful music.  It will put a smile in your … Continue reading

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Live Forever: Drew Holcomb and The Neighbors

As you may have noticed, I don’t blog with a schedule. I blog when something inspires me or speaks to me. At those times I know I have to share. I think others will be blessed and inspired and encouraged … Continue reading

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