Tag Archives: learned

Getting To Know Each Other Better

Our DIL Kristi (the one carrying our twin grandchildren) mentioned during their holiday visit to us that she and our son Brian bought a book with questions for couples and they use it to get to know each other better. … Continue reading

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Head Winds

“When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.” – Henry Ford I don’t think I’ve ever seen this quote before, but I like it. It got me to … Continue reading

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Abled

I’ve often found that “disabled” people are some of the most “abled” people I know. I’ve learned much about living and life from people who have been labeled disabled. I’ll bet that many of you have found the same. I … 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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Divide and Conquer

Much of what My Beloved and I learned about parenting was taught to us by our children. For example, if they wanted something and the first parent they asked said “no”, they’d simply go to the other parent and ask … Continue reading

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Thank Goodness For My Failures

“Live the life you’d dare to live if you knew you could not fail.” –R.B. Brooke I like the intent and message of this quote. And, I think a life that never involved failing would rapidly prove dull and lifeless. … Continue reading

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What I Learned from My Son and Dandelions

When our middle son was a young teenager, one of his chores was to mow the lawns. One day as I walked into the house after work I noticed that the front yard had dandelion stems in it that were … Continue reading

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