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No One Gets Too Much Love

The loneliest days are the ones where you keep company with someone you love who can’t hear you. Holly Robinson It’s become a quirk of mine to watch couples and how the two interact. What I see all too often … Continue reading

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My History of Anger

Every destructive emotion bears its own harvest, but anger’s fruit is the most bitter of all. Uncontrolled anger is a devastating sin, and no one is exempt from its havoc. It shatters friendships and destroys marriages; it causes abuse in … Continue reading

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Fewer Words

Fewer words often say far more than quantity, hence, three sincere thoughts this morning about the art of being grateful. As the years pass, I am coming more and more to understand that it is the common, everyday blessings of … Continue reading

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Disappointment: Hurt to Gratitude

With disappointment, there are multiple layers of sadness that one experiences before being able to look on the bright side. As adults, we do not often face disappointments in manageable doses; as such, we are stuck with the disappointment dilemma. … Continue reading

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A Portion of Gladness

Friends are the family you choose. Jess C. Scott The older I get, the more valuable old friendships become. A few new friends along the way are always hoped for and welcomed, but it is the ones of decades endurance … Continue reading

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Someone Who Knows All About You

Getting older has caused my high school sports injury to hurt more. Some regrets have deepened. Lots of others have dissipated to be nearly evaporated. Being more thoughtful of others has been taught to we well by years of pain … Continue reading

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Looking at the Surface

Life is actually simple. It’s principals are straight forward and uncomplicated. Nature will always be its natural self and never a pretender or a poser. Trees are simple. Flowers are uncomplicated. Dogs and cats are predictably the way they are. … Continue reading

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Life is a Course in Life

Forgiveness is a powerful and affirmative part of our humanity. It should be differentiated from its close cousin, acceptance, which while important, is essentially, passive. For many, the healing power of forgiveness allows us to truly move on. A life … Continue reading

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The Perceiver’s Vantage Point

Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your own presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement. Alice Koller For a … Continue reading

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Letter to a Heartbroken Friend

Dear _______, Don’t worry about the future. It will unfold as it does, unaffected by your thought and worry. What is to be will not be swayed one millimeter by your anguish. I know you are heartbroken, but it is … Continue reading

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