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Whom Do We Trust?

In a world of mass media, we feel like we “know” a lot of people, many of them famous faces. But just recognizing a face doesn’t mean it’s worth giving our complete and total trust to it. Continue reading

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We Need Time to Think

We are bombarded with information, and it’s difficult to know how to sort it all out. To do so, we need time away from the noise and chatter, time in a place of silence where we can think. Continue reading

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Some Things Are Out of Our Control

Humans in power can make decisions that affect a lot of ordinary people. But there are some areas — the seasons of the year, the hope in people’s souls — that they cannot affect. Continue reading

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Afraid? Don’t Be. You Have the Courage You Need

Courage is not what we see glorified in movies and TV shows. Courage is what real people show every day as we face the challenges in our lives. Continue reading

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Technological Innovation: Is the Alarm Clock Really Such a Great Thing?

The alarm clock is a great means of getting people up early so they can start the day running. But it’s not the best way, really, to start the day. Continue reading

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Fear Blocks Our Ability to Think

Fear and facts do not necessarily go together. Before we fall into the first, we want to make sure that we’ve taken time — in a silent, peaceful setting away from noise and chatter — to think about, question, and analyze the latter. Continue reading

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Problems Are Mountains and Mountains Can Be Climbed

If there is a large mountain in our way, and we have to get to the other side, it doesn’t do much good to pretend that it isn’t there. And yet, we do this all the time, not so much … Continue reading

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Compassion and Pride Don’t Mix

The people who, theoretically, are supposed to show compassion, too often don’t. And that is wrenchingly sad. Against all my better instincts, I wandered around a locally-based social media page, one that extols itself for “speaking the truth, and proud … Continue reading

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How to Complain, without Hurting Others

It’s easy to complain today, because there’s so much to complain about. Because we live in a society dominated and shaped by mega-corporations, we deal a lot with inefficiency, products that aren’t necessarily made with an eye for quality, and … Continue reading

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Quiet People Have a Lot to Say

Just because you’re quiet doesn’t mean that you don’t have much to say. The noisy people won’t hear, generally because they’re not listening. Continue reading

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