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35 Words of Wisdom

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As I planned my Birthday Week of Awesome, I wanted to share some of the hard-earned wisdom of my advancing age. However, it’s hard to come up with, say, 35 Things I Know For Sure (when I believe that part … Continue reading

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Good Friday

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I could never myself believe in God, if it were not for the cross. The only God I believe in is the One Nietzsche ridiculed as “God on the cross.” In the real world of pain, how could one worship … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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Quotes of the Week

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You never know from whence random inspiration will come…“And remember that a no is free. Ask for what you like, and get used to being turned down. Rejection is hard, but to get acceptance you have to put up with … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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I was perusing my quotes file this week, and came across this excellent one from the book The Soul Tells A Story: Creative people learn to savor whatever befalls them. Sometimes we wallow in wonder, sometimes we wallow in sorrow or … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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I have to share this brilliant passage. Emphasis mine: I struggle with my struggles. Knowing someone out there has way worse problems than me… but, pain is pain. Heartache is heartache… Our crosses to bare are unique, some heavy, some … Continue reading

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Oprah Revisited

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After watching the Oprah finale, I want to say that I thought it was inspiring and beautiful. This was my favorite part – what I’m trying to find for myself, and what I try to express to others in many … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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I’ve been in the middle of Natalie Goldberg’s Writing Down the Bones for a long time now. It takes me forever to read meaty or instructional books, because I’m afraid that if I read at my normal pace, I won’t … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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Your real, new self (which is Christ’s and also yours, and yours just because it is His) will not come as long as you are looking for it. It will come when you are looking for Him. Does that sound … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week

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Everyone has a pain thermometer that goes from zero to ten. No one will make a change until they reach ten. Nine won’t do it. At nine you are still afraid. Only ten will move you, and when you’re there, … Continue reading

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