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Forgiveness can be challenging. Life brings us moments of hurt … real emotional pain … that are so palpable they overwhelm and distract us.  In those moments, if the pain seems attributable to another person, our reactions are strong.  Even … Continue reading

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“Think well. Speak well. Do well.”— St. Camillus I ran across this quote in my morning reading this week.  St. Camillus was a priest in the 1500’s who founded a religious Order dedicated to the care of the sick.  He … Continue reading

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Many people feel like we are living in stressful times.  There are forces at work in our world and community that seem to be difficult to understand and create feelings of unrest and unease.  Change is rampant and accelerating!  The … Continue reading

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With Labor Day at hand, the traditional summer vacation season is drawing to a close… and so is the time-honored experience of loading up our kids and heading out together in search of vacation adventure! For every family/parent who has … Continue reading

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I keep things. That feels like a guilty confession considering all of the years I’ve worked for Goodwill.  We rely on donated things to provide inventory for our stores.  To generate sales.  To fund our mission.    So let me clarify … Continue reading

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How often do you smile? The average adult smiles about 20 times a day.  That’s 5 times every 4 hours allowing for 8 hours of sleep. A lot of time in between our frowns, blank looks and other expressions. It’s … Continue reading

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This week Seth Godin asked the following question in one of his daily blogs, “When you exaggerate the things that people associate with you, your presence and your contribution, does it make you a better version of yourself?” What a … Continue reading

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Unforgiving adjective  un·for·giv·ing \ˌən-fər-ˈgi-viŋ\ Simple Definition of unforgiving : not willing to forgive other people : very harsh or difficult: not allowing weakness, error, etc. Source: Merriam-Webster’s Learner’s Dictionary Full Definition of unforgiving unwilling or unable to forgive having or making no allowance for error or … Continue reading

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“Welcome to Hollywood!  What’s your dream?  Everybody comes here; this is Hollywood, land of dreams.  Some dreams come true, some don’t, but keep on dreamin’ – this is Hollywood.  Always time to dream, so keep on dreamin’.” Remember this opening … Continue reading

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There is much being written lately about the changing nature of relationships and the impact on business.  With the rapid advancement of social media, many of us are caught up in a new, swirling atmosphere of communication that seems to … Continue reading