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The Inspirational Collection

Dear blogger friends, and normal people, I’m up to my creative eyeballs with a new in-development film project, as well as doing background research for my in-progress Memoirs. So I’m on a weeklong blogging hiatus, of sorts. Meanwhile, may I … Continue reading

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Don’t Pass it On

Photo by GAIMARD Thought for the Week “Do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind.” ~Romans 12:2 A high percentage of abusers were themselves abused as children–physically, verbally, sexually. Other people may … Continue reading

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Commitment Takes Courage

Photo by Andre Gaulin “Have you ever committed yourself to something without realizing it would permanently alter the course of your life?” ~The Wishing Map Thought for the Week Planning is making a list of ‘Things to do at the … Continue reading

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Don’t Love Yourself!

Oh, all right, I admit my title is a ruse. But I really am tired of seeing motivational posts telling us to love ourselves. Why? Because we don’t need to learn to love ourselves. We need to learn to like … Continue reading

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Comparisons: Reverse Your Perception

Photo courtesy of pixaby.com Thought for the Week “The reason we struggle with insecurity is because we compare our behind-the-scenes with everyone else’s highlight reel.” ~Steven Furtick Comparing ourselves to others is hardly a novel topic. There are plenty of articles … Continue reading

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Your Only Real Competitor is Yourself

Thought for the Week And the country with the most Olympic medals per capita this year–and in fact ever — is…drumroll, please… San Marino! That’s right, with a population of just over 33,000 and three Olympic winners last week, one … Continue reading

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When We Take Time, We Gain Time

Artwork by Darren Tunnicliff Thought for the Week My friend Allen once wrote a script about a fast-food stand. In one scene, a smart, ambitious teenage girl slaps at coins, attempting to make “quick” change for her customers. The annoyed … Continue reading

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Growing Old

Originally posted on My Good Time Stories:
Photo by?Matthias Zomer?from?Pexels Ahhh…getting old. We are all getting old and some of us faster than others…ha ha ha! Today’s little blog contains a collection of hilarious little quips/thoughts that I think all…

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Ideas Are Only Seeds

Thought for the Week “Like every book I never wrote, it is by far the best book I have ever written.” ~G.K. Chesterton In nature, 99% of seeds never germinate, and of those, owing to poor conditions, less than 1% … Continue reading

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Am I Frozen in Place?

The view from my office window last week. Thought for the Week I spent of a good deal of time admiring these icicles outside my office window last week, while accomplishing very little–although I did capture this lovely image. Plus … Continue reading

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