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Teaching Me How

There are few things like watching a child grow up to remind one of how fast time marches by. My “boy” is in his early 30′s now and it seems like only a few years ago he was eight and … Continue reading

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Cannot Love Without Giving

The Rule of Obligation or Rule of Reciprocity says when others do something for us, we should feel a need to return the favor. By ‘evening the score’, so to speak, one is relieved of the ‘obligation’ created by a … Continue reading

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Two Companion States

Grateful… …to be alive on another Monday… …to have great health… …to have a son I am proud of… …to have the love of a beautiful woman in an honest “no secrets” relationship… …to be completely in love with the … Continue reading

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Real Love

Your heart races every time he calls and your palms sweat whenever he’s near. You think he may be “the one.” But how do you know if this is the real thing? Dennis Neder, author of Being a Man in … Continue reading

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16 Habits Of Highly Sensitive People: Part Two

9. They work well in team environments. Because highly sensitive people are such deep thinkers, they make valuable workers and members of teams… However, they may be well-suited for positions in teams where they don’t have to make the final … Continue reading

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10 Painfully Obvious Truths Everyone Forgets Too Soon

1. The average human life is relatively short. We know deep down that life is short, and that death will happen to all of us eventually, and yet we are infinitely surprised when it happens to someone we know. It’s … Continue reading

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Where the Light Enters

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change; courage to change the things I can; and wisdom to know the difference. Living one day at a time; Enjoying one moment at a time; Accepting hardships as … Continue reading

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5 Things That End Friendships…

Circumstances change. We change. And we’re not supposed to spend forever with people who don’t help us to enjoy life or teach us things about the world or ourselves or who generally don’t serve a purpose other than to frustrate … Continue reading

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Ballet In Blue Jeans

From childhood through the majority of adulthood, I felt “less than” often and in many ways. Growing up poor in a dysfunctional family contributed the majority of the cause, yet holding on so tightly to the intense self-consciousness past my … Continue reading

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A State of Gratitude

Through sickness, good health, international travel, a grueling career and many days of ordinary life, for well over two years I consistently put something fresh here daily. Some of the deepest and most emotional happenings of my life have been … Continue reading

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