Tag Archives: confidence

I Am a Novelist!

When I was a kid I wanted to be everything. I practiced tight rope walking on the chain-link fence behind my buddy Jeff’s house in preparation to join the circus; explored the city sewers, preparing to become a world-class archeologist; … Continue reading

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Underarm Deodorant

Originally posted on Tripp Blog:
Not everyone is lucky enough to know their great-grandmother, but I was. Grandma Patterson is what we called her. From Oklahoma during the Dust Bowl, she and my great-grandfather brought their many children over to…

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Listen to Your Creator

“He will be gracious at the sound of your cry. When He hears, He will answer you…and whether you turn to the right or to the left, your ears will hear this command behind you: ‘This is the way–walk in … Continue reading

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