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Getting to Me

People of faith often speak of nearness to God. We quote verses that encourage our hearts toward that goal—a sense of well-being and safety. We long for the times we feel that “okayness” that comes when we’re…

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Winners and Losers: What to Teach the Kids

I’ve been enjoying the Olympic competitions in Rio. I’ve enjoyed the swimming, the gymnastics, the track and field and a whole lot of tennis since I’m a tennis nut. Competitions always make me contemplate what it means…

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A Simple Life

When Sawyer Fredericks appeared on The Voice, I recognized a winner. He took us back to a simpler kind of music with a clear message. One night he did one of Lynyrd Skynrd’s classics, A Simple Kind of…

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Half empty/Half full/Summer

When I was still teaching, I treasured my summer break. Back in the sixties we had a full twelve weeks of blissful time away from the classroom. By the time I retired it had shrunk to only…

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Searching for Something Beautiful

Searching for Something Beautiful

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