About

Hello! My name is Gail, and I’m a wife, mother, grandmother, genealogist, librarian, teacher, artist, runner; trying to live life to the fullest and have a positive impact on those whose lives I touch.

A frequent theme I write about is Synchronicity. “Synchronicity takes the coincidence of events in space and time as meaning something more than mere chance, namely, a peculiar interdependence of objective events among themselves as well as with the subjective (psychic) states of the observer or observers.” ~ C. G. Jung

I see Synchronicity as a “God-wink,” or a special message from God that he is mindful of me and has a hand in my life. I find that the more I recognized these occurrences, the more I receive. A lovely cycle!

I love my Savior, Jesus Christ, and enjoy writing about His influence in my life.

And now, I am about to embark on a new adventure  for the next two years as a full-time missionary serving with my husband in England for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

I Am a Mormon

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57 Responses to About

  1. elizabeth says:

    Hi G? Thanks for coming by my blog, reading, and commenting. I like your life-theme. I also watch for God-winks on a daily basis. 🙂

  2. I agree completely. I’m also a genealogist and artist. ~ Dennis

    • gapark says:

      Dennis, I’m intrigued! What type of art do you do? I work in oils, and really admire anyone who can make a watercolor look great! I’ve been doing genealogy since 1970 and love being able to help people find their “roots.”

  3. Uncle Spike says:

    So you decided to join the small clan of Uncle Spike followers Gail…. That makes me a happy blogger now – I really appreciate you making that special mouse click.

    Hope you like my upcoming posts and if you get bored one day, maybe you’ll enjoy trawling through some of my older stuff too.

    If you have any likes, dislikes or suggestions about my blog, just let me know, either through ‘comments’ or via email. Always welcome reader input 🙂

    Have a great old day…

    UNCLE SPIKE
    uncle.spikes.adventures1@gmail.com

  4. jacksaunsea says:

    You’re awesome! I love that you have a Jung quote on this page and how you view synchronicity as a “God-wink.”.

  5. znjavid says:

    Hi there, I enjoyed my visit here! Thanks so much for following my blog. Best wishes, Zainab

  6. znjavid says:

    Hi, I’ve nominated you for the Versatile Blogger Award. Congratulations! Please check out this post for details: http://zainabjavid.wordpress.com/2013/12/06/the-versatile-blogger-award/

  7. I like that a “God-wink” ;=) Can’t wait to return to read more of your writings and the different ways God influences your life. Thanks for stopping by our blog at Simply Life.

    LaTrice

  8. Love synchronicity. Thanks for stopping by earlier.

  9. Thank you. I suspect, given the elements of scandal and coverup that it exposes, that the book won’t fly under the radar screen for very long.

  10. Hi gapark, I have nominated you for the Sunshine Award. I hope you will accept it. I think you have a great blog and are well deserving of the award. For more info http://irenewaters19.com/2014/01/17/the-sunshine-award/

  11. gapark says:

    Irene! I am honored! I accept, but it may be a few days before I can fulfill the assignment attached. I want to look through blogs to find worthy nominees! Thank you! Gail

  12. gpcox says:

    A pleasure to meet you.

  13. Elina says:

    Gail your blog is full of warmth and love! Lovely introduction! 🙂

  14. VisitSiena says:

    thank you for following my blog! happy that you like it:) what an interesting blog you have ! for sure will be back here 🙂 have a nice week 🙂

  15. Hi there,
    Thanks for stopping by my little corner of the blogosphere and for following. Your support is greatly appreciated, Looking forward to seeing more from you 🙂

    Eddie

    • gapark says:

      ditto! I’ve only been “public” in the blogosphere for a few months and it never ceases to amaze me how friendly and kind everyone is–I love the reaching out and touching one another as we visit and learn more from each other! Gail

  16. sandradan1 says:

    Hi, thanks for finding and following my Spanish blog. You might enjoy my writing blog too, take a look at http://www.sandradanby.com. SD

  17. sandradan1 says:

    And thanks for the second follow! SD

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  19. auntyuta says:

    A long, long time ago I did read up on C.G. Jung. I found his thoughts quite fascinating. I would not mind getting a bit more re-acquainted with him once more. I think “Synchronicity” is a very interesting concept. I am looking forward to reading more of your posts.
    Aunty Uta

  20. ranu802 says:

    Your post is very interesting. I loved reading all about you.

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  22. That was a great introduction!

  23. Roberta says:

    Hi Gail! We have much in common…Please visit me at the Potting Shed. It’s still in it’s infancy.. Thank you! Roberta

  24. gapark says:

    I have and am now enthusiastically following!

  25. I like your blog! Thank you for sharing your thoughts!

    • gapark says:

      thanks for visiting me! I’ll look around for a state map postcard of Washington for you!
      I’ve been to Munich several times and loved it. We lived in Heidelberg for 3 years with the US army. gail

      • really?! This is so kind! Thank you very much ♥ Don’t forget to mention you adress so I can return your kindness 🙂
        My father was born in Heidelberg. I have never been there, butI hear it is a nice city 🙂

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  27. Hi, Gail! Thank you so much for dropping by my blog. I’m here to return the favor and have to say that I love your tagline “Finding the miraculous in the mundane”. That is akin to or in-line with the journey I’ve embarked upon this year. To find the magic in everyday, mundane life. 🙂 It truly is a pleasure to meet you!

  28. huntmode says:

    Hello! You came and spent time with us at ChasingRabbitHoles.com and graced us with comments. Thank you! I thought to return the blessing and here I find an even greater one. Plus, you are an artist and a genealogist – two more things we’ve in common! I look forward to learning more. Best ~ HuntMode

  29. CultFit says:

    How do I begin to – Thank You – for stopping over and following my humble blog-o-thing?!? I wish you the very best, not only today but well into the future. Be inspired and please take care.

  30. CrazyGuyinThailand says:

    Very interesting blog 🙂

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  33. Dahlia says:

    Hello Gail, you have a nice blog. Your thoughts and views on ‘synchronicity’ in particular is very interesting. Coming from India, for me, it is very easy for me to believe that everything is predestined and whatever happens happens for good. One just needs to be patient and willing to wait for it to unfold. Look forward to reading and chatting 🙂

    • Gail says:

      Dahlia! thanks for stopping by! It’s not so much a concept of predestination for me, more a gently sign from above that I am on the right track and I’m being guided or watched over.

  34. This is a lovely blog. Congrats on taking on the A to Z Challenge. I look forward to following.

    • Gail says:

      And I absolutely love your blog! What a great undertaking and so rewarding on many levels. I’m all about family history and the fact that your grandmother is still around to also enjoy your efforts is wonderful. Thanks for stopping by and for the follow

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