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Someone Somewhere

“Christmas is the day that holds all time together.  “ — Alexander Smith At any given moment, someone somewhere is smiling. At any given moment, a shut-in gets a visitor. At any given moment, a woman tries to be a little kinder. … Continue reading

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Utter Failure

Dedicated to anyone who feels they failed to make a difference. Utter Failure I didn’t make the sun shine, There wasn’t a single ray; No matter what I do, I can’t make a sunny day. I didn’t win the lotto, … Continue reading

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Giving Tuesday

“How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single moment before starting to improve the world.” — Anne Frank First, it was Black Friday. Then, it was Cyber Monday. Now a better idea, Giving Tuesday. From the website, “#GivingTuesday™ is a campaign to … Continue reading

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The Campaign Is Just Starting. And It’s Secret.

“A promise is a cloud; fulfillment is rain.” — Arabian Proverb The political campaigns come to an end today. But the real campaign is just starting. A secret campaign. A campaign isn’t about words and talk and bluster. It’s not about … Continue reading

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Giving Time Is More Than Volunteering

“Just think of [painting our living room] as another volunteering project.” — My wife, Melissa To many, giving time is only volunteering in the classic sense – working at a food bank, cleaning up a trail, picking up trash, or … Continue reading

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Life Made Worse

“”Finally, all of you, live in harmony with one another; be sympathetic, love as brothers, be compassionate and humble.” — 1 Peter 3:8 When the mower comes to the vacant lot near our house, they mow the edges of the property and … Continue reading

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Sleep And Giving Time – A Healing Combination

“A good laugh and a long sleep are the best cures in the doctor’s book.” — Irish Proverb You will not feel inspired if you are tired. No kidding. Heal your body with good night’s sleep, every night. Then heal … Continue reading

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