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A Walk To Remember

Writer and film producer Nicholas lost his sister to cancer and events in her life inspired him to write “A Walk To Remember”. The book was made into a movie I have not seen. However, the book touched this old … Continue reading

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Memories of a Dear Friend

From “A Wish” by Victorian poet William Winter Think of me as your friend, I pray, And call me by a tender name: I will not care what others say, If only you remain the same? I will not care … Continue reading

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Points One through Five

An insightful and kind friend I used work with and reconnected with through Facebook posted an article today titled ” 30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself…”. Great stuff! Here’s the first five: #1. Stop spending time with the wrong … Continue reading

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Pick More Daisies

If I had my life to live over again, I’d dare to make more mistakes next time. I’d relax. I’d limber up. I’d be sillier than I’ve been this trip. I would take fewer things seriously. I would take more … Continue reading

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The Hard Things

You Have To Do The Hard Things You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than get in return right away. … Continue reading

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Two Thoughts About People

I honor and thank all my teachers: those who showed me kindness and those who hurt me; the ones who love/loved me and the ones who never will/never did; the people who were an example of what to do and … Continue reading

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With Open Eyes

One day last week the streets around the Super Wal-Mart were clogged with cars much like ants swarming from a ‘stomped-on-anthill’. Inwardly lost in my own thoughts about what I needed to buy and yet had to do, my view … Continue reading

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Sex Is Sacred

C. Joybell C. made a post on Facebook this morning I found moving. Here’s a portion: Sex is sacred. That’s just the way it is. It doesn’t matter what you tell yourself in order to get away from the truth, … Continue reading

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Soldier’s Prayer

My intent it not to honor war or the politics that often fester their eruption.  My purpose here is not to talk of what to do about foreign tyrants or those that carry out evil against their countrymen.  This is … Continue reading

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The Key To A Happy Life

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and showing appreciation. It is a mindful acknowledgment of all that we have been given. When we focus on the abundance in our lives, we discover a greater capacity for generosity, cheerfulness, and … Continue reading

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