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To Be Yourself

Society frowns upon being judgmental and rightly so. On the other hand, it is in our best interests to possess discernment in our dealings with others. The boundary between these two conditions is fuzzy. I maintain that appropriateness is an … Continue reading

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Pondering Belonging

There is a form of behavior called “people pleasing”. According to pop psychologists, people pleasing is the desire and habit to avoid conflict by submitting to the wishes of others. This behavior pattern is discussed frequently by both amateur and … Continue reading

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Together Or Apart

While raking leaves and twigs from the yard, my mind wandered as it usually does while doing manual, domestic chores. Wouldn’t it be great to have someone help with this drudgery? Then I remembered that raking the yard is a … Continue reading

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