Tag Archives: change


While folding and storing some sweatshirts I reflected that just a couple of weeks ago, I wore the garments. Today, it’s all about short-sleeve tees and trying to remain cool. Chilliness was no longer the default; now it’s hot and … Continue reading

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To Adapt

How do we become who we are? You intentionally or accidentally walk down one street instead of others. You meet someone who becomes your worst adversary and another person who becomes an ally. You turn down a job that you … Continue reading

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An E For Effort

As I’ve become older I noticed I’ve become more like one of my former acquaintances who had no taste for adventure and had become overly conservative and averse to changes. This personal trend increased during the lock-down for the pandemic. … Continue reading

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To Transform

We still have a few weeks remaining of this current season until the December Solstice. We are able to see the predominant climatic characteristics of the present season interact with characteristics of the next season. These are signs of continuous … Continue reading

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I awakened half-an-hour early this morning due to hearing violent rattling and thumping sounds of gale-force winds tearing at the old sheet-metal awnings on the house. Already, the muscles of my back and abdomen remain tense as a reaction to … Continue reading

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Even non-Christians can appreciate the famous serenity prayer usually attributed to theologian Reinhold Niebuhr. “God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the … Continue reading

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So Much Stress

Here’s a quick reminder before we get started on today’s topic: this is not a personal crisis self-help blog, there are already many other places to check out for advice. However, if my words help you in some small way, … Continue reading

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