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Friday, July 26, 2013

art museum and exhaustion

Daddy is home today and off early yesterday. We were able to just spend time together. I wish I could figure out how to get pics off my iphone onto here. Someday I will figure it out. It won't even let me upload from Facebook...arggg....
A trip to the art museum.  Free ice cream scoops melting.  Leisurely walks by the River with cool breezes.   Watching the Littles at Karate, taking in the smoothness of their movements, the increased confidence in a Ninja boy as his increased lankiness defends his core.  Such a delight.  Such a a sadness with our little family of 4 now.  Tears coming as I watch that sweet video of our missing heart.  So thankful for these two left to us. Thank you Lord.
The garden has been good and not good.  Now the corn must boil on the cob and the steak grilled just right.....resting after being so easily exhausted.



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Why MAGNANIMOUS?

Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary of the American Language defines Magnanimity as such:
MAGNANIM'ITY, n. [L. magnanimitas; magnus, great, and animus, mind.] Greatness of mind; that elevation or dignity of soul, which encounters danger and trouble with tranquillity and firmness, which raises the possessor above revenge, and makes him delight in acts of benevolence, which makes him disdain injustice and meanness, and prompts him to sacrifice personal ease, interest and safety for the accomplishment of useful and noble objects.