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“So Many Caring People In this World”

“When I was a boy and I would see scary things in the news, my mother would say to me, ‘Look for the helpers. You will always find people who are helping.’ To this day, especially in times of ‘disaster,’ … Continue reading

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Whole Universes of Life & Activity Inside Us

Be gentle with yourself. “You are a child of the universe, no less than the trees and the stars. In the noisy confusion of life, keep peace in your soul.” – Max Ehrmann This sounds like good advice to me. … Continue reading

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Three Little Words

Sometimes kind people do unkind things, and it can be a kindness to privately point out the unkindness in a kind way. Often the three little words “That was unkind” said in a gentle and loving way can have a … Continue reading

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That Which Lies Within

I read somewhere recently that life isn’t about finding yourself, it’s about creating yourself. While I like that saying a lot, and believe that is certainly true on some levels, I also believe that life is very much about finding … Continue reading

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I P O Y

I occassionally write the letters “I P O Y” on the bottom of emails and other written communicationss to one of my sons. The reason for doing so takes a little explaining but involves Fred Rogers of “Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood” … Continue reading

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A 5-Run Homer!

I just experienced a a most unusual baseball game between the Giants and the Yankees. During it I got to see a 5-run homer, a batter run the bases backwards, players skipping in the outfield an doing somersaults in the … Continue reading

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