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Saying Goodbye

I said goodbye to a friend today and am feeling a deep sense of loss. I spent the afternoon helping him load his moving truck, along with another close friend. For the most part, the three of us tried to … Continue reading

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Opening My Mind

Don’t you agree that being open-minded is a worthy goal in life? Have you ever had a sudden realization that you aren’t as open-minded as you’d always thought you were? It’s easy to look at other people and judge them … Continue reading

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A Fresh New Year: Why Is That So Important?

If you’re like many people, you place at least some significance on January 1st. Whether you make resolutions or set goals, you feel that something important is supposed to happen because the page on the calendar has turned. Although I’m … Continue reading

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Appreciating the (Very Very) Small Things

It may be a cliché, but taking time to appreciate the little things is therapeutic. And after my struggles of the past couple of weeks I seem to have regained the ability to see things more optimistically. Thank goodness. There’s nothing … Continue reading

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