Monthly Archives: March 2011

Heart Sparks

This morning in church I had one of those special moments we all have from time to time when you realize for just a moment how blessed you are, how happy you are, how perfect things are in your life.  … Continue reading

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New Challenges and Successes Found

My publisher contacted me today asking me to write the blurb for the back cover of my book.  I wasn’t altogether sure I could do it; I’ve never written those kind of summaries before.  My general approach to writing is … Continue reading

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Take the First Step

Why are so many people willing to settle for mediocrity when just a little bit of work and imagination could result in something spectacular? I’ve been pondering this question lately, and I had a very interesting conversation with several friends … Continue reading

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“To sail beyond the sunset”

If you enjoy reading as much as I do, you may remember several works done in celebration of a mythological character named Odysseus, or Ulysses.  Odysseus was his Greek persona, and he was made most famous in Homer’s poem “The … Continue reading

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Sending Flowers Before the Funeral

Some of the best advice I’ve received throughout my life has come from older friends and family members.  There’s something to be said for those ‘seasoned’ citizens who have lived and learned over the course of the years.  One very … Continue reading

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To Live in the Moment

My friend, Deana, is the epitome of spontaniety.  I don’t mean to imply that she’s irresponsible or careless; quite the opposite is true.  She is, and has always been, a caring and giving daughter, sister, wife, mother, and friend.  But … Continue reading

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