With Purell selling online for hundreds of bucks and infection counts increasing by the day, it’s hard not to get caught up in the collective anxiety around COVID-19. Anxiety does nothing good for our souls, much less our immune systems. So I’m taking action: I'm creating a dail…
Fill the earth with your songs of gratitude. -Charles Spurgeon Good morning! It’s Sunday. I’ve been thinking about gratitude and all the ways we find t…
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"Humor is mankind's greatest blessing." - Mark Twain
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March 27 Friday GatheringHello my dear Daily Respite subscribers, and welcome to our first Friday afternoon tea party! 
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Good morning! It’s Friday. Take it away, Stella. 
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Good morning! It’s Thursday, and I have something beautiful for you. Meet Aurelia aurita, also known as the moon jelly. 
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Good morning! Last week, members of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra—equipped a cell phone and a metronome at home—performed an excerpt from Aaron Coplan…
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Good morning! It’s Tuesday, and do you know what we need? Penguins descending stairs, that’s what. 
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