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Archive for July 2017

Sunday Inspiration: Happy Couples

As you may know by now, I’m fascinated about what makes good relationships, not just personally but professionally, since I like to write about how people overcome obstacles in their relationships. I ran across an article recently that added to my wisdom, and I wanted to share it with you. Happy Couples Focus On Each…

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Harry Potter: Do Fictional Characters Impact Our Lives?

Proman (short for Project Manager aka my beloved husband) has a big birthday coming up. You know what I mean, don’t you? One of those birthdays with a zero? Luckily he’s not adverse to flaunting it.  To celebrate, all our children are arriving this week, along with their children, and by the weekend our little…

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Sunday Inspiration: Making a Difference

This is either a frightening message or an exhilarating one. But no matter how it strikes me on any given day, I always know it’s true. We leave a footprint, how large, how small, how welcome, how menacing? It’s up to us. What impact have you had today? What impact would you like to have?…

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The Swallow’s Nest and Dr. Seuss

How many of you read Dr. Seuss to your children. Oh, I’m looking at a sea of hands out there. Do you remember Horton Hatches the Egg? Horton, an elephant, is conned into hatching the egg of a lazy bird named Maysie who wants it back many days later when it begins to hatch. Horton,…

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Sunday Inspiration: How To Be A Rescuer

“A drowning person doesn’t rescue herself.” -Julie Schumacker Talk about inspiring, did you see the story last week about the family at the Panama City Beach that was carried out by a riptide and were desperately in need of being rescued? Check out this link and be sure to look at the video. Two boys…

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Sunday Inspiration: Exploration

“Exploration is really the essence of the human spirit.” -Frank Borman Exploration was the theme of this week at Chautauqua Institution, and it’s been exciting. National Geographic partnered with Chautauqua to provide the programming, as they’ve done several times in the past, and the speakers shared a wide variety of experiences. We’ve had a paleo-anthropologist,…

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