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Clearing The Path

“We often take for granted the very things that most deserve our gratitude.” — Cynthia Ozick It was just a simple remark, said in passing. I had stopped into the office of my daughter’s school yesterday. The reader board was … Continue reading

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That Little Extra

“The manner of giving is worth more than the gift.” — Pierre Corneille On the way home from work last night I noticed that a headlight was out. Knowing that commuting in the Oregon winter is done in the dark, … Continue reading

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It Would All Mean Nothing

When I look at that which I’ve always wanted, but could never have; I realize that it would all mean nothing, without that which I already have. — Eric Winger On this day of Thanksgiving, Thank you to my wife … Continue reading

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Thanks For Being You

“As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.” — John Fitzgerald Kennedy As the light peeked out upon the final day of school before Thanksgiving, … Continue reading

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The Gratitude Attitude

“I can no other answer make, but, thanks, and thanks.” — William Shakespeare Giving thanks isn’t just something nice to do. Recognition isn’t scarce. Thank you isn’t meaningless. Gratefulness isn’t trite. Appreciation isn’t an annual event. Thanksgiving isn’t just the name … Continue reading

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The Meaning Of A Thank You Card

“We can only be said to be alive in those moments when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.” — Thornton Wilder Writing a thank you card means that someone was there for you when you needed them. And that … Continue reading

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What Clutter Says

“I am never five minutes into stripping the clutter from my life before I start running into the clutter that is my life.” — Robert Brault Clutter says a lot about us. Dirty dishes are evidence of hunger averted. A heap of … Continue reading

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