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Volume 2

I had a burst of energy last week and actually got some fun work done — writing! Okay, I didn’t actually write any new words … but I did accomplish two important tasks. First, I completed a rough outline — … Continue reading

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The Power of Your Thoughts

Words for the Week … Watch your thoughts; they lead to attitudes. Watch your attitudes; they lead to words. Watch your words; they lead to actions. Watch your actions; they lead to habits. Watch your habits; they form your character. … Continue reading

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Five Minute Friday — Adjust

Blog writers often have no office. We just sit down and write — through good times, bad times, joyful times, stressful times. So it’s not surprising our little Five Minute Friday community hasn’t let the uncertainties of the times stifle … Continue reading

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Coping

Are we going stir crazy yet? How is “home schooling” working? How about work from home? Are almost constant contact with spouses and children wearing you down or are you enjoying the family time? Are you catching up with your … Continue reading

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Thought for Today

Words for the Week … Every day do something you don’t want to do. Pick up someone else’s trash. Surrender your parking place. Call the long-winded relative. Carry the cooler. It doesn’t have to be a big thing. Helen Keller … Continue reading

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(un)Packing for the Journey: The Past

This week’s reflection … I’ve known Tommy my whole life. In all that time, he never got along with his father. Oh, I’m sure Mr. Poole was a nice enough guy, but fathers and sons don’t always see eye to … Continue reading

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… A Time to Read

People in the United States — and elsewhere around the world — are experiencing some strange times. “Normal” does not exist because of a germ. It has virtually shut us down … places of worship, schools, libraries, restaurants. Many of … Continue reading

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