Monthly Archives: July 2014

T-Shirts

Been there… Done that… Got the T-shirt to prove it. We’ve all heard this before, and undoubtedly, said it ourselves many times. It surrounds an event, in which we participated, and the outcome was usually not favorable. While it may … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Have you ever started a conversation, “You don’t know me, but I know you.” This introduction gives a sense that we are inferior to the person we’re starting this conversation. The hidden question is; do we truly know ourselves? Who … Continue reading

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Love Mail

We walk to our mailbox to get our daily mail. We reach in and pull out a handful. We sit at the table to sort through the pile of paper. There are colorful ads for a car dealership nearby, and … Continue reading

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Responsibility

We are responsible for our own joy, and happiness today. It will not be delivered to us on a silver platter. We are responsible to do our best at whatever is placed before us. We don’t ‘try,’ we ‘do’ our … Continue reading

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Complaint Department

We’re waiting in line, holding a small paper number, waiting to walk up to the customer service window. We see the electronic ticket counter seldom moves. Maybe we’re on hold on the phone, listening to horrible “On Hold” music, and … Continue reading

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Future-Self

Imagine walking along our path, and come upon a small boot bridge. There is a weathered wooden sign at the rail post that reads, “Meet Yourself.” We are adventurous, so we begin to walk across the bridge. Midway, we stop, … Continue reading

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Steel Bars

It’s a little disturbing when we drive by a neighborhood where there are steel bars on the windows and doors. It’s sad that people feel the need to go to that length to protect themselves from others. The bars give … Continue reading

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Diamonds

Whatever we’re looking for, we will usually find. If we want to see how bad today will be, we will find all sorts of things that will make today a bad day. If we’re looking to seeing how poorly we … Continue reading

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Dignity and Grace

Are dignity and grace restricted to only the rich and famous? Are dignity and grace served on silver platters, in fine crystal glasses? Of course not. But what makes us place the labels of having dignity, and grace on someone? … Continue reading

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Mitsakes

Throughout life, we will make mistakes, some big and some small. Mistakes are about learning, and growing as a person. These, usually little, blunders are not intentional, otherwise they wouldn’t be a mistake; they would be an “on purpose.” It’s … Continue reading

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