Tag Archives: wisdom

My Scar Stories

Getting My Wisdom Removed They’re called wisdom teeth because they emerge when we reach adulthood (late teens to early 20s) and are now officially “wise.” Yeah, right. How many wise 18-year-olds do you know? How many wise any-year-olds do you … Continue reading

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More Sunshine!

I’ve been nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award by the relentlessly sunny Terri of Reclaiming Hope!  If that title has any resonance for you (and if it doesn’t, we need to talk) visit her. Keep rockin’ for the Rock, Terri! … Continue reading

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Because I’m Right!

I dislike you for the same reason I dislike Former Me and Future Me–because they disagree with Current Me! “Civility costs nothing, and buys everything.” ~Mary Wortley Montagu “If we lose love and respect for each other, this is how … Continue reading

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Wise Bear

Have a wonderful weekend, and then have a wonderful week, and then, you know, just keep on going.

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Grace Places

Featured Bloggers “A woman who fears the Lord is to be praised. Honor her for all that her hands have done, and let her works bring her praise at the city gate.” ~Proverbs 31:30-31 If you’re looking to grow in … Continue reading

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Almost Got Him…

Just a hare more. Is there anything more uselessly useful than when children “help”?  They do help us, though. We help them to become adults, and they help us to become children again. Which is what it means to be … Continue reading

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The Blind Men and the Elephant

Pondering the current socio-political strife in my country, I’m drawn to the ancient, yet curiously modern tale of the blind men and the elephant. Here’s my take on it: Five men were led to an elephant A beast they could … Continue reading

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