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Nostalgia

At the end of a stressful day (I work on a locked inpatient unit), I play Super Mario Bros on my kids Nintendo. It takes me back to my youth, when playing with my neighbors was the happiest time in … Continue reading

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About Dad’s Journals …

When my mother died, she divided her estate equally between my brother and me. She specifically assigned valuable items but didn’t mention my father’s journals. (He died 25 years ago.) I took them with me before I sold my share … Continue reading

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The Gift of Giving

A pastor breathed life into the phrase “He’d give you the shirt off his back” when he gave this unsettling challenge to his church: “What would happen if we took the coats off our backs and gave them to the … Continue reading

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Entitlement

Every year, I send my adult daughter a check for her birthday and Christmas. She told me she prefers cash to other gifts. But she never, ever acknowledges them or thanks me. This has been going on for years! I … Continue reading

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Finding Grace

Do not underestimate the power of prayer. Slowing down long enough to consult your Creator, your angels and your guides could establish the sense of peace you’ve been searching for. Set  up a meditation corner in your home and ground … Continue reading

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