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Much is said today about the value of experiences over objects…things.  I understand. So much of what we store in our memory, so many of our life stories, are rooted in activity.  Those family vacations, holiday celebrations, visits to special … Continue reading

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In the 1996 romantic comedy, Jerry Maguire, one of the most famous lines to emerge was spoken first by Renee Zellweger’s character and then climatically by Tom Cruise was, “You complete me.”  It continues to make the list of most … Continue reading

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You have to have had a few birthdays to remember that amusing quote!  When NBC launched the comedic variety show Rowan & Martin’s ‘Laugh-In’ back in 1968, the first episode included Sammy Davis Jr. who coined the phrase in a … Continue reading

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“A word or a smile is often enough to put fresh life in a despondent soul.” — St. Therese of Lisieux It seems like everyone is really busy.  Lots of rushing around.  Often tied to the clock, we hurry from … Continue reading

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Nothing is more reliable, more constant than change. Okay.  That’s not really news.  But moving beyond the familiar conversation about how fast things keep changing, we each find that what we’re truly confronting is a changed reality.  A changed what?  … Continue reading

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I remember as a teenager voicing to Mama my frustration when my siblings or cousins would do things I thought were wrong.  Things that maybe I had been scolded for.  Or things that I couldn’t do because Mama thought it … Continue reading

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When we launch into adulthood, we have many expectations.  We envision the work we’ll do, the home and car we will have, the places we want to see and experience.  There is a seemingly endless list of possibilities to explore.  … Continue reading

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“It is really wonderful how much resilience there is in human nature. Let any obstructing cause, no matter what, be removed in any way, even by death, and we fly back to first principles of hope and enjoyment.” —Bram Stoker, Dracula, 1897 People … Continue reading

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“If you love life, don’t waste time, for time is what life is made up of.”- BRUCE LEE I’m learning that age brings focus to the lens of time.  What used to drift across the horizon of life as an … Continue reading

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Everything is faster now.  In fact, we keep redefining what fast…what speed…really means.  For transportation, for communication, for business, for learning, for life! Remember the drive to Holland before M-6 and I-196?  A longer drive on slower (50 mph) roads. … Continue reading