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Courage

“Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently.” ~Maya Angelou “Bran thought about it. ‘Can a man still be brave if he’s afraid?’ ‘That is the only time a … Continue reading

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To Celebrate…or Not?

Today is the day America celebrates its founding. I wasn’t going to post anything. But then a Facebook friend announced that, as a follower of Jesus–and therefore as a citizen of no earthly kingdom but rather of God’s kingdom–he steers … Continue reading

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Live with Honor

“The greatest way to live with honor in this world is to be what we pretend to be.”  ~Socrates

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The Wishing Map 41

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Note: To read The Wishing Map from the beginning, click here. The Wishing Map Chapter Ten: Lost… (Continued) Previously: After being celebrated as a hero, Gina was confronted by blackmailers who threatened to expose her…

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Someone Appreciates Me!

All I ask for is a little appreciation. But do I get it?  No!  I get eye-rolling. From the wife. From the kids. From the squirrel looking in at me through the kitchen window. Stop with the eye-rolling already! Someone finally appreciates me. And it’s no less … Continue reading

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I Am Epically Awesome

“I am! For reals!” as my once-small and adorable, now big and adorable, daughters used to say. But don’t take my word for it. I was nominated for the Epically Awesome Award for Epic Awesomeness by that all around prince-of-a-fellow Charles French. Click … Continue reading

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I’m Creative!–No, Really

Author Erika Kind has good feelings about me.  Please don’t blame her for this lapse in judgment–she and I only recently started following one another’s blogs and she doesn’t know the real me yet.  In fact, she thinks so well … Continue reading

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