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Unlikely Heroes

Not all heroes wear uniforms. Some simply wear their hearts on their sleeves. They may do nothing more than smile when they see someone in need of a smile. But make no mistake — in those moments, they are heroes. … Continue reading

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Don’t Love Your Family!

Thought for the Week My title is a ruse. But it makes a point: There’s a widespread belief that loving your family and friends is the greatest virtue to which you can aspire. This is either true or false depending … Continue reading

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More Blessed to Give

Dear self: Remember this. And then remember it some more. “It is more blessed to give than to receive.” ~Acts 20:35

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A Calm in the Midst

Some speak of a calm before the storm but there is a calm in the midst of the storm that comes from knowing you are not alone The Western Hemisphere has been struck by a monstrous alphabet of storms. First … Continue reading

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Person to Person

How often do we get stuck on numbers (I know I do), thinking that unless we can sweep across the land like good deed crop dusters, eradicating all pain and suffering (or ignorance, or violence, or?) there is no point … Continue reading

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A Different Kind of Flood

Hurricane Harvey (or Tropical Storm Harvey, now that it’s made landfall) is being called a Storm of the Century. It has destroyed hundreds of thousands of homes in the Gulf of Mexico, has been called the worst disaster in Texas … Continue reading

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So Many Holidays, So Little Time!

      Why is everybody shopping online? I thought it was Cyber Monk Day.       (P.S. I painted a selfie.) Yeah, I know…it’s just that there’s so much spending going on I figure we’re all going to have to live like monks … Continue reading

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