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Sweet Remembrances

Having entered the autumn season of my life, I often sit in thoughtful solitude as golden memories drift through my mind like colorful falling leaves driven by a brisk wind.  I ponder each and every one, drawn into the glorious fragrance of sweet remembrances.  There… Read More

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A Lifelong Love

Today is my sweet mother’s birthday—she would have been 93 years old. Although I miss her every day, she left me with such a beautiful legacy—my love of reading. My mother was an avid reader, and I was often the happy recipient of her uncanny… Read More

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A Panoramic View

Visionary thinking provides a broader perspective. It’s like a panoramic view, expanding the picture of what you are able to see.  Visionary thinking calls for three things: (1) Learn. Be sure of what you know and value it—but never settle. Form new relationships, read new… Read More

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Fly Away

My sweet dad passed away early this morning. He was 94 years old. For all accounts and purposes, one could say that he lived a long and full life. That’s true. But, I still wasn’t quite ready to let him go.  He was born on… Read More

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Moods of Mind

“There are certain half-dreaming moods of mind in which we naturally steal away from noise and glare, and seek some quiet haunt where we may indulge our reveries and build our air castles undisturbed.” Washington Irving

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Caring for Others

“The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the development of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.” Tenzin Gyatso One of the most valuable things we can do for ourselves during… Read More