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Compassion

Recently I drove by a school after hours and saw a woman I can only guess might have been a teacher leaving for the day.  She had a bag in each hand and looked exhausted.  She paused to readjust her … Continue reading

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Finding the Quiet

The world is loud right now.  There’s fear and concern and change and worry.  There are people whining, people complaining, people protesting, people fighting.  There’s noise in our ears, in our eyes, at our finger tips.  Music, shouting, colors, signs, … Continue reading

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The Secrets to Strength

We all have people that we look up to.  There might be an obvious relationship of guidance as there is with teachers, coaches, and parents.  Or it might be less evident.  We all have situations with peers and co-workers where … Continue reading

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All Kinds in Every Group

I remember a college professor who told us about a convention he had gone to.  They sat six teachers at each table.  In the center of the table were sheets of stick on labels.  Everyone was asked to write words … Continue reading

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My Village

We’ve all heard that it ‘takes a village,’ right?  Well, what does that really mean? I used to think it referred to raising children. I mean that’s not a bad guess.  Raising kids is not an easy task.  It takes … Continue reading

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Simple Beauty

I have been feeling very thoughtful lately, more than usual even.  (Maybe because it’s May?) Every song, every bible verse, every chapter in my meditation book, every page in the Tao Te Ching, even most every commercial – they all … Continue reading

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This Month

Do you have a month that you see never lose site of?  A month that you always plan for, dread, get excited about…something?  Something that stands out more about one particular month than all the others?  I know I’m not … Continue reading

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