Archive for July, 2016

To Really Motivate Yourself, Choose a Lofty Ideal

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To Really Motivate Yourself, Choose a Lofty Ideal

Even before we adopted our new dog Anderson, I decided I was going to do some things differently with him than I did with Munson. Munson was Munson, and I wanted Anderson to be Anderson. So while Munson was groomed to have what is called a “puppy cut,” which is really cute, I wanted Anderson […]

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God is Watching, and Rewards Us In Subtle Ways

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God is Watching, and Rewards Us In Subtle Ways

I believe God is watching each of us all of the time, and occasionally rewards us when we are kind, generous, or otherwise exhibit godly behavior. When He shines on me in this way, I think of it as getting a “wink” from God. Several years ago, one of our adult children asked us for […]

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The Parable of the Frogs

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The Parable of the Frogs

A group of frogs were hopping contentedly through the woods, going about their froggy business, when two of them fell into a deep pit. All of the other frogs gathered around the pit to see what could be done to help their companions. When they saw how deep the pit was they agreed it was […]

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A Wacky Day in the ER

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A Wacky Day in the ER

I volunteer one day a week in the emergency room of our local hospital. Today was particularly interesting, so I thought I’d share it with you. When I arrive at my station at the front desk, the first thing I do is check the computer screen to see what type of patients we currently have. […]

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Don’t Allow Yourself to Lose Your Optimism About Life

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Don’t Allow Yourself to Lose Your Optimism About Life

I am older now and so have sometimes found myself becoming jaded about life. Especially after having been in the business world for so long, there is a tendency to become cynical about the world and people’s motives. Fortunately, I had a recent experience that rejuvenated me and gave me a renewed sense of the […]

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