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Cast Light is a prompt, a daily reminder to find and give the best to yourself and others. Every single day we choose to either “cast shadows” (gossip, complaints, cynicism) or to “cast light” (enthusiasm, encouragement, generosity). Life is made up of moments and choices. In all that you think, do and say, look for light and cast it back out.

Kathie Pugaczewski lives in Minnesota. She earned her journalism degree from the University of Minnesota and has over 27 years in nonprofit management, leadership, communication and technology and professional development. Kathie has run three marathons, several half marathons and duathalons.

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  1. reneeboomer #

    Hello Kathie. Thank you for dropping in to take a boo at my Blog. I am new to Blogging and am enjoying it. I am still learning more everyday. I have enjoyed looking around your blog and will be back. Lily and Molly are adorable.
    *Smiles*

    January 31, 2012
  2. Hello Kathie. Thanks for stopping by my poetry blog, and for liking one of my posts.

    February 3, 2012
  3. Hello Kathie,

    Thank you for visiting my blog, and for posting these awesome quotes. I also live in Minnesota, born and raised here. Love the wonder of all of the sights to behold in the beauty of God’s creation. Amazing!

    February 3, 2012
  4. Hi Kathie,
    Thanks for liking onewildword.com! I love your blog. It’s so uplifting. I’m looking forward to more of your posts.

    February 8, 2012
  5. What a beautiful blog, and wonderful quotes. I particularly enjoyed the Viktor Frankl quote in your sidebar. I read his book “Man’s Search For Meaning” during my undergrad, and it was a remarkably empowering work of literature. Good stuff here, keep it up. 🙂

    February 10, 2012
  6. Hi Kathie! Thanks for checking out “beapositive” and “liking” my post. You can see that I am a fan of inspirational quotes, too!

    February 12, 2012
  7. Thanks for liking my latest post.

    Runner? I’m a runner, too! I’m training for my next marathon now.

    February 12, 2012
  8. Hi there

    Great to see you pop into my blog-space, love to keep in touch in cyberspace.

    Your pups are gorgeous! I too am a runner, well I do triathlons actually, but running is a part of that 🙂 Love getting out and training!

    See you again

    February 20, 2012
  9. You’ve been just nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award! Check it out: http://thinkwonderfulthoughts.wordpress.com/2012/02/21/the-versatile-blogger-award/
    Many blessings,
    Elisa

    February 21, 2012
  10. Blogging is an interesting way of reaching out to the world. Thanks for visiting mine. Just getting back into the whole habit of writing everyday after a lot of family dramas. Minnesota! Enjoying the good weather I hope! I lived there for a while once back in the 70’s and have some relatives in Alexandria. A beautiful state! Mary

    February 23, 2012
  11. Suzanne #

    For those of you visiting Kathie’s blog without knowing her personally, let me “cast some light” on who this person is. Kathie is one of the most wonderful people I’ve ever come into contact with. I’m the girl who has hundreds of acquaintances, but a few close friends. Kathie is in my close friend circle. She is always helping and giving; expecting nothing in return. Time spent with her is full of smiles and laughs. I treasure those moments and her friendship. You would be wise to continue to visit her blog for a daily dose of fun, wisdom, and witty commentary!

    February 27, 2012
  12. Kathie, I lovingly present the Liebster Blog Award to you so that others may connect with you through your blog and learn about your abundant life.

    Check out http://thestillspot.wordpress.com/honours/ to learn what this award means.

    Blessings for an abundant life!

    February 28, 2012
  13. Thank you all for your kind comments on the blog. I started a few months ago after kicking it around for six months and am glad I kicked myself into finally doing it. I’ve enjoyed the discipline of writing on a regular basis, reflecting, finding new resources, sharing with others and continuing to be aware of the joy in every day. Thanks for the Liebster Blog Award from StillValerie – I am new to all of this and appreciate the feedback and support. It surely is an abundant life. Cast light every day – the world needs it.

    February 29, 2012
  14. Kathie, thanks for the read, and i LOVE your beautiful pups. continue…

    March 8, 2012
  15. Hello!
    Love your site! I will be checking in regularly. Thanks for liking one of my posts! Your dogs are adorable.

    March 10, 2012
  16. Hello Kathie, thanks for stopping by my blog today, come back and see us again!

    March 10, 2012
  17. Hi, Kathie! Thanks for liking my tulip tree blooms post! I enjoyed browsing your blog and seeing your beautiful photos and fursons!

    March 12, 2012
  18. Nice blog! Enjoying reading your posts.

    March 13, 2012
  19. reneeboomer #

    HI. I have nominated you for the Beautiful Blogger Award, please come and take a look when you get a chance.
    http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com

    March 15, 2012
  20. reneeboomer #

    I have nominated you for the Hope Unites Globally (HUG) Award. Please visit my blog for more information:
    http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com
    🙂

    March 15, 2012
  21. Great to see you sharing this wonderful light! I appreciate you visiting Nature Wonderings blog!

    March 20, 2012
  22. reneeboomer #

    Hi, I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. If you choose to accept, please visit my blog for more information. http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com

    🙂

    March 24, 2012
  23. Kathie, Thanks for your “like”. Our endeavor was to make people smile, laugh or giggle, not too far from your own mission. Hope we helped brighten your day. By your photo I know you must love dogs as much as I do 🙂

    March 26, 2012
  24. Thanks for stopping by my blog and liking my post! Yours is very inspiring!!!

    March 26, 2012
  25. cp #

    Kathie,

    Thank you for looking at ziaclara. I think your blog is a breath of fresh air…and I love your pups!

    March 27, 2012
  26. Thanks for reading my thoughts. I like this page and your philosophy which is needed on this planet more than ever. Best wishes and success!

    March 27, 2012
  27. I am glad you found my blog since I probably wouldn’t have found yours. Now I look forward to reading more of your inspirational postings.

    March 27, 2012
  28. Thanks for the like Kathie, love your dogs 🙂

    March 31, 2012
  29. Hello, Kathie, this blog is a beneficial choice for you – I wish you well.
    Feel free to quote any of my writings – there is no copyright – and, if just one person benefits that is great 🙂
    May your journey this time be successful,
    Ian.

    April 1, 2012
  30. Love the the idea of “Casting Light” around me each day. Inspiring!

    April 1, 2012
  31. Thanks for the like on my blog. Love your doggies!

    April 5, 2012
  32. Hi Kathie!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I LOVE your blog post titled, “Enough.” It truly resonated with me. I would love to chat with you some time. Feel free to contact me at http://www.vickisavini.com I think we have a lot in common! Love & Light, Vicki

    April 6, 2012
  33. RKW #

    Hi Kathie,
    Your blog intent is simply wonderful. It is great to be reminded and see others focusing on the good and positive. It resonates with me, since childhood whenever I would get frustrated or frightened I would imagine myself to be a bright light from the inside out and only think of goodness. Whatever it was that bothered me always disappeared.

    Thank you for liking our blog http://caramelizelife.com Our intent is very similar, sharing what our local valley’s and those that inspire us; artisans, farmers, and individuals and what they are doing that make our and your communities life a little sweeter.

    peace, love, light, joy to you.

    April 6, 2012
  34. Thanks Kathie for stopping by my blog tonight and selecting the Like button. Good for you starting your own blog and “casting light” on this world.

    April 6, 2012
  35. What a gorgeous photo of your dogs! 🙂

    April 7, 2012
  36. thewideopenwindow #

    Hi Kathie! I’m so glad you stopped by my blog and that you enjoyed my post “On the Green.” I’m new to the blog world so it just makes my day when I get a “Like”!! I’ve been nosing through your blog, and I love everything…the title, the quotes…How refreshing and inspiring! Take care and have a wonderful Easter weekend!

    April 7, 2012
  37. Thank you so much for the like Kathie. 🙂
    I would love to get some insight on some of your thoughts and perspective.
    Hope to hear from you soon.

    April 7, 2012
  38. I am also glad that you liked my post. As a matter of fact, I am in awe of this time on our planet and the possibilities for all of us to grow into the spiritual beings that we have working towards being since coming into the human form this time.
    And, I am so grateful for all the spiritual bloggers on the web and for the angels and other spiritual beings in my up-close-and-personal life.
    Two of my lessons for this lifetime have been and continue to be GRATITUDE and RADICAL FORGIVENESS, which of course are related.
    But, for the moment here, I am focusing on GRATITUDE with UNCONDITIONAL LOVE. As much as I fought and resisted to come into human form this lifetime, I am so GRATEFUL now to be here. What opportunities to heal, serve and grow exponentially into more of my Christ self, while learning from all of you and sharing with you, as well. We have so much to learn from each other. Blessed be.

    April 8, 2012
  39. Thanks for visiting my blog and liking my post “The Easter Bunny Wears Pink Running Shoes…”
    I love the theme of your blog and am glad you found me. Best!

    April 10, 2012
  40. Kathy,
    Thank you for visiting my blog. It was a pleasant surprise to see your like on my post.

    April 10, 2012
  41. Planting Potatoes #

    Nice blog Kathy…I’m glad God led me here and I look forward to future explorations! 🙂 God Bless!

    April 11, 2012
  42. reneeboomer #

    HI. I have nominated you in some “Amazing Awards”. Please take a peek at http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com Renee 🙂

    April 11, 2012
  43. tks for your like on my site 🙂

    April 16, 2012
  44. Betsy Schmitt #

    Thanks for dropping by whatsoever today and
    liking my post. We have a Samoyed too–Nikki
    who never fails to keep us entertained!
    I’m a journalism major as well, just started
    to work in the nonprofit world and am new
    to blogging. Keep up the good work and
    keep writing,

    April 16, 2012
  45. Thank you for the like! Your blog seems very interesting and inspirational, will get around to reading some posts when I can!

    April 20, 2012
  46. Tara #

    Thanks for liking my post:)

    April 20, 2012
  47. Oooh, I love Molly & Lily! They’re adorable!

    April 20, 2012
  48. Great site! I took off my shoes, grabbed myself a snack and sat here to read for a while. You share some good stuff! Keep ’em coming. Cate 🙂

    April 21, 2012
  49. Thanks for stopping by my blog. I really like the theme of your blog — I am new to blogging but I also hope to be positive and encouraging by sharing some of my experiences. I look forward to reading more.

    April 21, 2012
  50. Lew #

    Kathy ~ Thank you for stopping by CreativeHarmonies.wordpress.com Very glad you found nourishment there. Thank you for casting light, we sure need it.

    April 21, 2012
  51. Thanks for your like regarding my post First Lies. I enjoyed reading your about. Susie (my wife) and I are the proud parents of Jake the Wonder Dog (cape included), so I was thrilled to see a photo of the girls.

    Thanks again…and be encouraged!

    April 21, 2012
  52. Nikki H. #

    Another person thanking you for liking my blog. I, too, am trying to rediscover my passion for writing through blogging. I like your philosophy.

    April 21, 2012
  53. Hey, Thanks for “like”ing my post.
    I think your energy is uplifting, and the way you use pix and quotes to carry your message is great. I’ll be following.
    Dwayne

    April 21, 2012
  54. Thank you for dropping by my blog and for liking one of my posts, it is very encouraging to see the support for your own work, keep up the great work. Clarabelle

    April 22, 2012
  55. I just joined you after you contacted me miliseconds after my last blog (Sorry Gnat) hit the waves. i love to surf with words. I like your blog very much; thanks for contacting me. Best!

    April 22, 2012
  56. Kathie- Thank you for visiting my blog! I am happy to ‘meet’ you and see your writings. I will look forward to reading more of your offerings.
    Peace…

    April 24, 2012
  57. Thanks so much for taking the time to look at my new post at WebsAndThreads. I’m glad that you enjoyed my new work, “My Country”. Nancy, who by the way, comes originally from Wisconsin!

    April 25, 2012
  58. Hi Kathie- thanks so much for liking my blog. I was born and raised in Grand Marais, MN but in 1974 moved to Hawaii where I lived for 25 years. I now live in Oregon. But Minnesota is still my “home.”

    April 25, 2012
  59. Hi Kathie. Thank you for reading my blog. I too am a dog lover! You have a good blog topic – finding daily inspiration is not easy, but it is out there.

    April 26, 2012
  60. Hi Kathie, thanks for reading my blog. I am so new at this whole blog thing, but really enjoying the people that I am meeting. You have a great blog. 🙂

    April 26, 2012
  61. Thanks for casting light rather than darkness…

    May 1, 2012
  62. Hi there, thanks so much for liking a recent post of mine. I am really liking what I see on your blog too! Will follow from here! Best to you and yours, Lorelei!

    May 6, 2012
  63. moi du toi photography #

    Hi Kathie
    thanks for stopping by my blog and for letting me know you were there! Your furry children are gorgeous, I have a golden retriever too, his name is Paddington but Lily looks far more angelic than he does. Loved your post today, it’s exactly what I needed to hear and I love your blog name what a lovely reminder to cast light wherever we can! May the force be with you!

    May 7, 2012
  64. Hi, I think your blog is great! I’ve just nominated you for the Versatile Blogger award, I know you’ve received it once already but it just goes to show how good your blog is 😉 Here is the link http://denobears.wordpress.com/2012/05/07/the-versatile-blogger-award/ Congratulations!

    May 7, 2012
  65. Wonderfully said, your trip to Mayo and back and the wait; best wishes

    May 9, 2012
  66. Casting light instead of shadows – I just love that!

    May 10, 2012
  67. Hello,
    Thank you for liking my “Bike Travels”. Your dogs are adorable! 🙂

    May 13, 2012
  68. Thanks for liking my post! Come back to The Tenderfoot soon!

    May 15, 2012
  69. I am a positive person and really enjoyed reading through your previous posts. Can’t wait to see what comes next as you continue to blog. Thanks for stopping by my photo blog and liking my work. Keep up the good work!

    May 19, 2012
  70. Hi Kathie! Thanks for the visit. Your approach to life resonates so much with my own journey towards a simpler and light filled life. Looking forward to reading more from you.

    May 27, 2012
  71. Anonymous #

    Kathie;
    My thoughts exactly! I make it a point to only post positive entries. People don’t need to hear about my problems, they just need to have a good feeling when they’ve finished reading. Thanks for stopping by.
    Ruth from At Home on the Road

    May 27, 2012
    • Agree – we all have challenges. How do we help each other on the journey – that’s what matters. Cast Light!

      May 27, 2012
  72. Thanks for liking a recent post Memorial Day 2012.

    May 28, 2012
  73. Thanks for liking my post Stonehenge.

    May 30, 2012
  74. reneeboomer #

    HI. I have nominated you for the “Lovely Blog Award” and the “Versatile Blog Award”. If you will accept please drop in, http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com Thank you. Renee

    June 3, 2012
  75. Hi Kathie! I’ve browsed through your blog a few times and just thought I’d drop by and say hi. 😀 I love the meaning behind your name. Words of wisdom! All the pictures you have of Minnesota are beautiful! I was born in MN and I remember is a white blanket covering everything. lol.

    June 3, 2012
    • We are enjoying a beautiful spring and start to summer, but we do have our white blanket moments – only 6 months from now. Thanks for visiting and I am a big fan of the German Shepherd breed – I’ve been fortunate enough to have two and will get another one someday.

      June 4, 2012
      • Oh how I hated the cold weather. lol. One thing I do miss is the outdoor freezer. “Your soda’s getting warm? Build a cup holder with snow.”

        They’re a great breed. I can’t see myself with any other type. Good luck in finding your 3rd! 😀

        June 4, 2012
  76. jenlutar #

    Thank you for taking the time to read my post on my blog ‘REFLECTIONS’. I took a look through some of your posts, and I really, really like the concept behind your blog. Finding ‘gratitude’ when it’s not always so easy to find. Cheers 😉

    June 4, 2012
  77. jenlutar #

    PS: What your friend Suzanne said about you is beautiful. I look forward to reading your posts, after hearing what an amazing person you sound like … and congratulations on the blog award!!

    June 4, 2012
  78. Suzanne is wonderful and very generous and one of my favorite people. I appreciate the support of friends and family and those I’ve never met writing the blog. It’s coming up on a year since I signed up for the blog account and six months since I actually dove in and started to make this a joyful habit.

    June 6, 2012
  79. Not sure what this “nomination” means since I am still learning the ropes, as it were.
    But, I do appreciate anyone giving me positive feedback to my efforts. So, THANKS!
    I love the versatility of the bloggers and the variety of their posts on cast-light.com.
    Really nice job, you guys!

    June 10, 2012
  80. What an absolutely glorious idea for a blog! A really treasured find. Thank you for liking one of my posts so I could find you. xx

    June 16, 2012
  81. Cast light is such a great concept. lOvE iT.

    June 18, 2012
  82. Hi Kathie
    I’ve recently started following your blog and I just adore it, each day a new lovely sentiment and wise words. It’s such a positive addition to my day. I have nominated you for a couple of blogging awards, pop over to my homepage to see what they are and if you accept you can nominate others.
    Thank you for bringing such light into your reader’s days xx
    Melanie

    June 22, 2012
  83. I cant believe I took so long to check out your blog! Hi! Love it 🙂

    June 24, 2012
    • Thank you. There are alot of wonderful blogs I am discovering and I am really enjoying writing one.

      June 24, 2012
  84. Hi there. Thanks for visiting my blog and liking. Your site is certainly very inspiring. Keep it up. I like your choice of quote too. 😀

    June 26, 2012
  85. Thank you for the like. Your babies are beautiful;)

    July 1, 2012
  86. Hi Kathie…thanks for stopping by our blog and taking the time to read our post, I love all your thoughts and writing and the two fellas as well…Scout does too…woof woof…thnx Elizabeth

    July 8, 2012
  87. I’ve nominated your blog for the sunshine blogger award. http://lifelyricsandpics.wordpress.com/2012/07/14/many-thanks/.
    Love what you’ve got to say!

    July 13, 2012
  88. Congrats Kathie!

    July 13, 2012
  89. I love the premise of your Blog. Keep up the great work and I’m really looking forward to see whats to come. Cheers

    July 19, 2012
  90. hello and thank you for liking my post, it’s nice to meet other dog people (your dogs are lovely!)

    July 19, 2012
  91. Kathie – thanks for stopping by at my little blog, leaving a “like”, and leading me here to your garden of light. I’ll be back, for sure!

    August 1, 2012
  92. Kathie, thanks for stopping by my blog. The quotes are inspiring.

    August 29, 2012
  93. Your quotes page:-) lol I look forward to what is to come!

    August 29, 2012
  94. Thank you for dropping by my blog and liking my poem, “Let Life In”, I really do appreciate it and I really look forward to reading your own work here on this blog. Clarabelle

    September 3, 2012
  95. Hi Katie, Thank you, for stopping by my blog “whatcherylsaid” and enjoying my post “Who Are They”. So many times we base our lives on what others say. I enjoy your blog as well. I love the various themes you have going, very out of the box thinking.

    September 4, 2012
  96. You’ve been nominated for the sunshine award, an award that recognizes inspiring and super cool blogs! You can check out the details at http://exhilaratedliving.wordpress.com/2012/09/03/yay-i-got-nominated-for-an-award/. Have a good one 🙂
    -Alli

    September 7, 2012
    • Thanks for the Sunshine award nomination. And thanks to others who have nominated Cast Light for other awards. Much appreciated and honored.

      September 9, 2012
  97. Glad you enjoyed “Endless Contentment.” Thanks for stopping by. … One of my favorite quotations about casting light: “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life.” (Jesus during the Feast of Booths, John 8:12).

    September 10, 2012
  98. Thank you for your inspiration! http://veganxplorer.wordpress.com/2012/09/11/lightness/

    September 11, 2012
  99. Thanks for finding me!

    September 15, 2012
  100. Thank you for stopping by my blog, like you i’m new to blogging, and i’m loving it. I am learning everyday and your blog is such an inspiration, I will be stopping by often. Your dogs are beautiful.

    September 17, 2012
  101. I have nominated your for the Super Sweet Blogging award – go to: http://thoughtsfromanamericanwoman.wordpress.com/2012/09/19/super-sweet-blogging-award/

    September 19, 2012
  102. reneeboomer #

    HI. I have nominated you for the Very Inspiring Blogger Award. Please visit http://www.positiveboomer.net for the award. Thank-you. 🙂 Renee
    Reply

    September 21, 2012
  103. reneeboomer #

    Hi Kathy, I have nominated you for the Lovely Blog Award. Please visit my blog for more information. Thanks.

    September 27, 2012
  104. reneeboomer #

    oops. Sorry. I meant to add, http://www.positiveboomer.net. 🙂 Renee

    September 27, 2012
  105. I appreciate your finding me and recognize a kindred spirit!

    September 27, 2012
  106. I love your explanation of “Cast Light” I wish we could broadcast it to the nation. We’ll just have to settle for bloggers passing it on. Thanks for visiting and liking my post “Formation”.

    September 29, 2012
  107. Thank you for stopping by my blog. I’m a Minnesota expat living in WA until retirement. I have had goldens for almost 30 years. You writing is very positive, I like that.

    September 30, 2012
  108. Hi! Thank you for checking out my blog. I wish you all the best! Diana

    October 1, 2012
  109. Roy #

    Thanks for stopping by my blog. I put you in my reader. I love what you are doing.
    God Bless,
    Roy

    October 1, 2012
  110. Thanks for the follow! This is a great blog idea, I love it!

    October 5, 2012
  111. So love what you are doing here. Thanks for responding to my blogpost yesterday and I am so thrilled to have thus discovered yours. We are of like minds.

    November 6, 2012
  112. Thank you for finding me and liking my post “Sweet Addie”, best wishes to you, I look forward to reading more!

    November 12, 2012
  113. Small, Simple and Appealing… I appreciate the style and the way wonderful thoughts are packaged… Thank YOU, Kathie…

    November 19, 2012
  114. Your pups are so gorgeous! I want to snuggle with them! *squeeee!!!!*

    November 19, 2012
  115. MikeW #

    I’ve enjoyed reading the many comments here. What a testimony with so many fine people praising your blog. I echo the praises read. Also, another kind and decent Minnesotan…in my experience your state must add basic human decency and goodness into the water supply.

    November 19, 2012
  116. Great blog, Kathie! Thank you, for sharing your inspiring and uplifting thoughts.

    In this age where the atmosphere of doom and gloom is quite pervasive, your blog is like a breath of fresh air. Moreover, your blog is a reminder for us that it always good to choose to cast light instead of casting shadows…

    ~ Matt

    November 22, 2012
  117. Thank you so much for reading and liking my blog post about my near death experience with a leaf.

    November 27, 2012
  118. I have nominated you for a Liebster Award because I think you’re fabulous. See you on the red carpet, and keep blogging!
    http://thek9harperlee.wordpress.com/2012/11/30/and-the-liebster-goes-to/
    Miss Harper Lee

    November 30, 2012
  119. bree1972 #

    Could you give me another email to ask about cast light jewelry. The one listed does not work. Thanks!

    December 2, 2012
  120. reneeboomer #

    HI, I have nominated you for the Blog of the Year 2012 Award. Please check out my post for more information. 🙂 Renee http://www.positiveboomer.net
    Please remember you are not obligated to accept.

    December 8, 2012
  121. I want to take a moment to thank everyone for their generous comments and support as I come up on my first year of blogging. Thanks to those who nominated me for awards through the year. I am very grateful for the recognition for doing something that’s been more fulfilling than I could ever imagine. Thanks to those below for the nominations. Keep casting light!

    Versatile Blogger Award – http://thinkwonderfulthoughts.wordpress.com; http://denobears.wordpress.com
    Liebster Blog Award -http://thestillspot.wordpress.com; http://thek9harperlee.wordpress.com
    Beautiful Blogger Award – http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com
    Hope Unites Globally (HUG) – http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com
    Very Inspiring Blogger Award – http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com
    Lovely Blog Award – http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com
    Sunshine Blogger Award – http://lifelyricsandpics.wordpress.com
    http://exhilaratedliving.wordpress.com
    Super Sweet Blogging Award – http://thoughtsfromanamericanwoman.wordpress.com
    Blog of the Year 2012 Award – http://www.positiveboomer.wordpress.com

    December 10, 2012
  122. Glad to be joining in sharing Light!

    December 18, 2012
  123. Ahh, this looks just like my golden retriever, Daisy! They are such great dogs!

    December 22, 2012
  124. Thank you for stopping by and Liking our post on MaggieMooseTracks.wordpress.com. We too love great quotes as a guidepost & compass in life with the MaggieMoose girl. We are all about moose size pawsabilities and being pawsitive. WOOF WOOF 🙂 🙂

    January 14, 2013
  125. Just a note to thank you for visiting my blog. It looks like we are Mid-westerners of a like mind. Your blog is beautiful.

    January 19, 2013
  126. thanks for visiting my blog, I’m guessing it was the golden retrievers that caught your eye. Your dogs look beautiful and happy…they seem to your spokes-dogs!

    February 2, 2013
  127. Your blog reminds me of waking up and discovering a brand new day full of surprised. Your blog surprised , challenged and brought peace.

    February 4, 2013
  128. Thank you for stopping by my blog and your encouraging “like” on my post “Chutney Chimp.”

    February 11, 2013
  129. Thank you for visiting my blog! I love the positivity on this blog, so much that I am gonna subscribe! 🙂

    February 12, 2013
  130. Thanks for liking my recent piece! I love the concept of your blog, looking forward to reading more of it. Also, go Gophers . . . my son is a junior there right now, well actually at this moment he is in Australia enjoying a warm summer! Blessings for a beautiful day.

    February 15, 2013
  131. I want to tell you that I have found great solace and comfort in your writings. Your inspiration has brought me greater insight into life, my self and others. Many of your writings reflect many of the inspiring chapters and verses of the Bible…. from a way of life perspective. Making your site all the more worthy of reading. I could not find a way of reblogging your site and work, so i have done the next best thing. I have added a link to your site on my own. Hoping this is alright with you. I just feel good writing is meant to be shared.

    Keep up your good and meaningful work, kathie, and may God bless and keep you.

    February 16, 2013
    • Thank you for your generous and kind words.

      February 16, 2013
      • You are quite welcome, Kathie ( I believe that’s your name). It was a pleasure in doing so, as it was a distinct pleasure in reading your work.

        And, thank you for making such relaxing and meaningful work available.

        February 16, 2013
      • On my site I have it listed blog topic, as “Through her eyes….”

        February 16, 2013
      • Thanks again.

        February 16, 2013
      • Not a problem… and you arequite welcome. Stay in touch.. God bless

        February 16, 2013
  132. I have linked you, Kathie, hoping it’s all right. I also recommended your site. I wrote a recommandation on it under “Through her eyes” on my blog site.

    February 16, 2013
  133. Love the concept and your latest entry… kind of summed up the kind of day I had at work yesterday! Thanks for finding my blog. Look forward to following this. 🙂

    February 24, 2013
    • Thanks – all of my posts reflect things I am going through and trying to figure out. Enjoy the day.

      February 24, 2013
  134. Walking the twilight… 🙂 Be well!!

    February 25, 2013
  135. What a positive blog Kathie! Thanks for showing me the way to it, I will look fwd to your posts.

    March 8, 2013
  136. What a wonderful, inspiring blog. I am new to blogging and learn from you. Thank you for visiting my blog.

    April 17, 2013
    • Thank you for your kind words. I’ve been really enjoying blogging – welcome aboard.

      April 17, 2013
  137. Your style is really unique compared to other folks I’ve read stuff from. Many thanks for posting when you’ve got the opportunity, Guess I will just book mark this blog.

    April 30, 2013
  138. Everything is very open with a really clear explanation
    of the issues. It was really informative. Your site is very helpful.
    Thanks for sharing!

    May 7, 2013
  139. Thanks for stopping by M&MRC blog today. By doing so I have found yours.
    It’s a lovely blog, uplifting and well written.
    I will be back.
    Laura

    May 22, 2013
  140. Hi Kathie, Thank you for your positive outlook on life. I have nominated your blog for the Shine On Award.

    More about this nomination is at http://mamacormier.wordpress.com/2013/05/26/thank-you-maia-2/
    If you choose to do forego this nomination I won’t be offended. I know how much time they take and your time is precious. Congratulations! Carol

    May 26, 2013
  141. dmarshall58 #

    Very elegant and moving writing… so happy I’ve discovered your blog.

    June 26, 2013
  142. Nice blog. Captivating. May good fortune guide your path… J. A. Ireland Sesla’s Enchanted Tales

    July 21, 2013
  143. Thanks so much for dropping by my blog and the “like” for my spidery post! I love the framework for your blog – I’ll be back!

    October 25, 2013
  144. Thank you for casting light 🙂 Best wishes, Paula

    November 9, 2013
    • Thank you – we all cast light, if we choose. Some days better than others.

      November 9, 2013
  145. Thanks for dropping by my blog the other day. I love the theme of your blog and suspect we may be kindred spirits in running and in the business of encouraging others to see light instead of dark. I’ll be back to visit again!

    December 13, 2013
  146. What a wonderful number of comments – deservedly so. The connection made between us as a result of your recent decision to start following Learning from Dogs. For which I thank you very much. Feel free to submit a guest post if that ever ‘rocks your boat’. I will close by wishing you a very Happy New Year.

    December 31, 2013
    • Thanks so much. You have a great blog. I love German Shepherds. Happy New Year!

      December 31, 2013
  147. Kathie, I’ve given you the 2013 Blog of the Year Award. http://creativeartworksblog.wordpress.com/awards/ To accept, here are the directions.
    http://thethoughtpalette.co.uk/blog-awards-2-/blog-of-the-year-2013-award/ Congratulations, Kathie. You do a great job!

    January 6, 2014
  148. Gorgeous blog, a pleasure to read.

    January 10, 2014
  149. Hi, Kathie. I reblooged your “Bingo” blog yesterday. The Entrepreneurs Daily picked it up and republished it! http://paper.li/lizellevrhyn/entrepreneurs#!stories (scroll down). Thanks for such a wonderful post.

    February 25, 2014
  150. Thank you for visiting my blog today. I’m glad you enjoyed my post and hope you will come again some time. Blessings, Natalie 🙂

    March 23, 2014
  151. Hey Cast Light, I’ve Awarded You The Butterfly Light Award. If You Should Decide To Accept Please Click The Link Below For More Info

    http://poemotherapishoppe.com/2014/04/12/the-butterfly-light-award-from-don-charisma/

    April 12, 2014
  152. You may have already been nominated for this, but if not. I’m nominating you for the Liebster Award.

    If you’d like to accept, just click on the link.

    Love your blog:
    http://wendysharesathought.com/?p=982

    May 6, 2014
  153. Thanks for visiting Turquoise Compass
    Jessica

    July 1, 2014
  154. Cast-light is a beautiful blog title and thank you for following my blog http://YourWellWisherProgram.wordpress.com, it drives me ahead. regards

    July 14, 2014
  155. CW #

    Hello, thank you for following my blog! Wonderful posts you have here 🙂

    July 16, 2014
  156. I love your blog! It’s always encouraging. I nominated you for the Sunshine and Versatile blogger awards. if you are interested here is the nominating post: http://thisbeautifullyimperfectlife.com/2014/08/08/thank-you-thank-you/

    Hopefully, I will send some more people your way, not that you need it, it’s just nice to have traffic 🙂

    August 8, 2014
    • Thanks so much for your kind words and nominations. Appreciate it!

      August 8, 2014
  157. Jullum Dhalgay #

    Beautiful, positive blog. Thanks

    August 25, 2014
  158. I just began my 2015 Chronicles blog January 1, 2015. My blog is similar to yours and I didn’t discover your blog until you began following me two weeks ago. Thank you for following me, and I’m enjoying your blog immensely.
    Shine On

    March 21, 2015
    • Thanks – blogging has been very fulfilling and it’s great to discover other writers.

      March 21, 2015
  159. I totally subscribe to this great philosophy! Such a great way to conduct our lives. You have a great blog and I really enjoy following your posts. Have a great rest of the weekend. 😃

    February 7, 2016
    • Thank you so much – enjoy today!

      February 7, 2016
      • I will do, you too. 😀

        February 7, 2016
  160. Hi Kathie – You are apparently our latest Follower. On behalf of Ray, I offer both our thanks and hope that you enjoy our various writings. I am so pleased with my current Followers because they all play so well together even with controversial and sensitive issues! Given your non-profit background (I support, and have volunteered in many) and your running background (I too have run 5Km to Marathon and everything in between), and a few other perspectives noted here ………. we will get along great! Welcome from me. Woof from Ray! 🙂

    February 7, 2016
  161. zenschoolforcreatives #

    Hi Kathie, Thank you so much for checking out my blog. I am excited and pleased to be following your inspirational blog because I love what I have read so far. I am from Australia, a drawing major with a Fine Arts degree and am also interested in your business ideas because I am thinking of becoming self-employed. So grateful:)

    February 7, 2016
    • Awesome – I’ll take a closer look and look forward to seeing more of your work!

      February 7, 2016
  162. Hi Kathie–I’ve nominated you for the One Lovely Blog Award. (You can read about it here: https://thek9harperlee.wordpress.com/2017/08/04/isnt-she-lovely/.) You’re under absolutely no obligation to follow those silly award rules 🙂 . I just wanted to let you know how much I appreciate you’re lovely blog. Thank you for your words of wisdom, and kisses to Abby and Sasha.

    August 4, 2017

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