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Pollyanna Was On To Something

I have a confession to make.  I remember watching the Disney version of Pollyanna many years ago.  I must have been about ten years old (it was a re-run, not the initial release), and I’m afraid even at that young age my cynicism shone through.  No way could anyone really see all that good in […]

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Perfection is Highly Overrated

“Perfectionism is the rejection of now” –Povel Somov, PH.D. Have you ever noticed that sometimes it seems like the universe wants you to learn something  and won’t give up until you pay attention?  Suddenly everywhere you turn there is a story about something, and it’s along the same theme as the story you heard yesterday?  […]

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A Reason to Get Up in the Morning

Everyone needs a reason to get up in the morning.  Without a reason, without a purpose, the day seems to drag on.   By day’s end you can be completely exhausted.  Not because you haven’t been busy.  Most likely you have been.  But when you work at filling your time, you drain a lot of energy […]

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So Now What do I Do?

I’ve attended several college graduation celebrations over the last few weeks.  After the congratulatory remarks, the ultimate question quickly sneaks up.  “So what are you going to do now?”  Some of the kids seem to have a pretty good roadmap at hand.  Grad school seems to be a pretty popular option.  A few–a very few–have […]

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Luck Happens

When I was awakened at 7:15 Sunday morning by the persistent ringing of the front doorbell I knew it could only be one of two things—something very good, or something very bad.   I stumbled my way out in a haze and opened the door to find my stepson with fist poised, ready to pound again. […]

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