Author Archives: Kathy Ruff

About Kathy Ruff

Kathy Ruff is a seasoned, freelance business and inspirational writer and author of the Sharing Peace on the Path blog.

What makes you purr?

What makes you purr? It’s easy to know when Ms. Abby (my pet cat) is happy.  She purrs consistently and loudly.  When you pet her, you can feel the vibration of her contentment through her purring. This winter picture of … Continue reading

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Excitement’s Building

Spring’s right around the corner…I have to be patient. Excitement’s building as I look into buying a new kayak at the Lehighton Outdoor Center.  Once the lake thaws, my morning outing with the new kayak will bring me a sense … Continue reading

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It’s all perfect

    Mid-February always seems to be ‘cabin fever’ time for people in northeastern Pennsylvania. It’s the perfect time for skiers and those who snow shoe, but for others, dealing with being indoors, shoveling and enduring the cold become drudgery. … Continue reading

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Home is Where the Heart Is

      What do you consider home? Abby’s background as a stray with no home seems to make her appreciative and happy to have a full belly and be comfortable, safe and loved. Is home a place or a state … Continue reading

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Accepting Certainty of Uncertainty

     The 1960’s TV sitcom Gilligan’s Island popped into my head today as I’m reading an article in the Jan/Feb edition of The Holy Encounter, a bi-monthly publication put out by the Miracle Distribution Center. The fictional crew and passengers … Continue reading

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Transformation

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Who says you can’t teach an old dog??

To me, the old adage, ‘You can’t teach an old dog new tricks,’ strikes up the concept of a willingness to learn.  By the time a dog ages, his/her willingness to learn something new wanes. The learning gathered over the … Continue reading

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What would you do with your winnings?

I bought tickets with some friends for two lottery drawings this week paying out over $500 million each to winners. Imagine winning that much money! Now the big question:  What would you do if your share was $25- or $50-million? … Continue reading

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A Divine Role

My mother, though 86 years of age, still plays her divine role to teach her children. My mother’s memory and recollection is not what it used to be.  I reminded her of my sister’s birthday on the 6th but she … Continue reading

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Happy New Day!

Today many people start with high hopes, resolutions and goals.  We look forward to a future we want to create – with less weight, more patience, more exercise, less procrastination.  We believe the list of fewer “bad” and more “good” … Continue reading

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