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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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Under Pressure

No matter how generous you are, it is harder to think about others and really benefit from giving time if you’re under pressure. A child who doesn’t want to help with household chores all year may suddenly surprise Mom and … Continue reading

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Time To Take A Break

“Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop.” — Ovid When our son was quite small, about 13 years ago, after an exhausting week, my wife turned to me on Friday night and said, “Why don’t we … Continue reading

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Feeling Overwhelmed Or Just Feeling Tired?

“Sleep that knits up the ravelled sleave of care The death of each day’s life, sore labour’s bath Balm of hurt minds, great nature’s second course, Chief nourisher in life’s feast.” — William Shakespeare, Macbeth There are times we feel like … Continue reading

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Post-Christmas Resolution, Day 353 – Sleepy Selfishness

“Takers might eat well, but givers sleep better at night.” — Unknown Any parent knows that there’s a relationship between a child’s kindness and sleep. No sleep, crabby kid. Imagine for a moment that there is a relationship between fatigue and … Continue reading

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