So Well Said

A short while ago, a good friend of mine shared a really timely article worth reading given all of the things that are going on in the world right now.  The title of the write-up is self-explanatory and I just thought that I would share it as is, since it is so well-written; something I …

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I Wonder If….

I wonder if the old guy is still trying to fish. I wonder if new people are exploring the beach for the first time. I wonder if the cardinal has shown up again. I wonder if there is a slight breeze blowing. I wonder if the twenty-somethings are trying to ride out the waves. I …

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Death is Real, Even on Mother’s Day

At the Core of it, death is a funny thing....not literally obviously, but it is one of those controversial topics with respect to what happens leading up to, during and after the passing of an individual.  Religion aside, it is hard to argue that the subject of death can leave one feeling mortal, without control and often …

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What If I Could Have Made a Small Difference and Chose Not To?

Life can be complicated no matter who you are--age, gender, race, culture, religion, geographical location, etc.  In fact, you can't expect to go through this world of ours without your fair share of challenges in amongst those moments of clarity and elation; the ones we all aspire to achieve, hopefully more than once or twice. …

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Unplugged or Conditioned to Pavlov’s Bell?

The term 'unplugged' has taken on a whole new meaning in this day and age, but what does it really mean?  Most people, nowadays, interpret it as a 'proverbial break' from the wiles of technology that seem to beckon more and more of our time, personal and otherwise.  But, can it really be done?  We …

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