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My Gift to You

I’m giving away a free copy of any one of my audiobooks to thank you for supporting my creative efforts. This offer is limited to those living in the US or UK and to the first 50 people who request … Continue reading

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No Star In All the Heavens

A Most Unusual Christmas Tree Visitors who come to our home near the holidays are often struck by the sight of a most unusual Christmas tree. Instead of a fir or some other traditional kind, we have a palm tree … Continue reading

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Warm-Heartedness

“The real source of inner strength and self-confidence is warm-heartedness.” –Dalai Lama (Source: Let’s Be Positive Together) “Don’t change, so people will like you. Be yourself so the right people will love the real you.” (Source: Let’s Be Positive Together) … Continue reading

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The Great Gift I Got This Morning

Natures Symphony-Final Mix I belong to a men’s group. About 50 of us meet once a month in a park with big grassy areas, various elevations, and a lot of redwoods. Long-time readers know that I love redwoods. At our … Continue reading

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They Chose To Give It To You

“When a child gives you a gift, even if it is a rock they just picked up, exude gratitude. It might be the only thing they have to give, and they chose you to give it to.” –Unknown I believe … Continue reading

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What Do You Say?

This morning I received a wonderful gift from a dear reader and gifted friend whom I’ve never met. Thank you, Meg. This one is for you: What Do You Say? What do you say When someone does something so kind … Continue reading

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What Matters To Me

This post is dedicated to anyone who is in the midst of struggle, heartache, pain, and grief. Dark days of any kind. And especially to those who are searching for their gifts, for the meaning of life, or even the … Continue reading

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