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Don’t Love Yourself!

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Alright, I admit my title is a ruse, and yet…I really am sick of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to…

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Love is Inconvenient

“Love suffers long, it is kind and does not envy…it is not easily provoked and keeps no record of wrongs. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things. It never fails. Only three things will last forever: … Continue reading

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Make Me an Instrument

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called the children of God.” ~Matthew 5:9

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Fierce Love

I’m not a violent person. In fact, when I was studying method acting in college—the tap-into-your-feelings approach made famous by Brando and De Niro—I had difficulty inhabiting a particularly violent role because I’d never felt the desire to hurt anyone. … Continue reading

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Perfect Love

Happy Father’s Day!

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Attack of the Lusty Cicadas!

Flashback: I took a cross-country trip when I was 15. We stopped to make sandwiches at a park in Amarillo, Texas. I remember two things about that park: First, it was where I met my lifelong pen pal Judy. Second, there was … Continue reading

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Dog Days

The term “dog days” means the hottest part of summer, and it’s technically only spring where I live (though temps are near 90 right now). But if you’re a dog, all days are dog days! Dog Breeds Lavatory Retriever (“Get help, Lassie!”) … Continue reading

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