Monthly Archives: July 2018

Are You Doing Well or Are You Doing Good?

Dear Reader: Dear Reader: Just a small reflection today on how little attention we give to popular expressions when, in reality, there is quite a bit of difference between many of them. In fact, the differences can be life-altering. This … Continue reading

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Hopin’…

Dear Reader: It never ceases to amaze me how one stray, idle thought can suddenly take us back in time to a person or memory long forgotten. Freddy Jones. Freddy and his family lived at the very edge of our … Continue reading

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“We are All a Little Broken…and That’s Okay”

Dear Reader: As I mentioned yesterday…I cherish the time I have with one grandchild alone because I can finally talk to each one without interruptions. I get to listen to their hopes, dreams, and disappointments. They tell me things they … Continue reading

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Remember Who You Wanted to Be?

Dear Reader: I love Kelly Rae Roberts’ most recent blog. In it she is describing the dual feelings of watching her son, now eight, become more independent while her heart-strings still want him to need her. Yesterday, I began experiencing … Continue reading

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Only One You

Dear Reader: I have a kindness website that pops up occasionally sharing random acts of kindness and also planned acts of kindness…this idea, today, falls under the latter. This is a story of an art teacher who came up with … Continue reading

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The Power of Inscriptions and Park Benches

Dear Reader: When we think about what we can leave behind that might help someone else along their journey long after we are gone…sometimes that “what” can be something as simple as an inscription or quote to let someone else … Continue reading

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“I’m Fine”

Dear Reader: I have been accused by others of being a “Just Fine’er” and they are right. When people ask casually  “How are you?” I figure they really don’t want a verbal dissertation on a decade of continued cancer treatments…and … Continue reading

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