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Restless

One of the most helpful attributes we can develop is focus. The person who has her/his mind made up make sure that nothing will get in the way. Such people use their intellectual and physical prowess to achieve their goals. … Continue reading

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Restless

Most of my close friends cultivate a real world perspective, there’s a healthy measure of cynicism, a certain amount of skepticism, a dash of insecurity, and occasional bouts of restlessness. These are balanced with a measure of confidence, and surprising … Continue reading

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Forbearing

While I waited for a haircut at one of the local “Cost Cutters” this week, I heard a young, fidgety boy whine, “What’s taking so long?” The boy and his father had just arrived as “walk-in” customers only five-minutes prior to … Continue reading

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The Flow

There is an aspect of life that we can either fight or submit to. That is the flow of life. Some people advocate going against the flow and others say we should go with the flow. I’m of the mind … Continue reading

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So Much Hurrying

The clinic appointment was 11:00 AM on the opposite part of town. I left home early because these days I do not like to hurry. Halfway to the destination, a slow-moving freight train approached the street crossing and the warning … Continue reading

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Fools Rush In

One of the first idioms I ever took to heart was, “Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.” Like so many people, I can be quite impatient. Throughout life, I’ve admired public figures and people from history who exhibit … Continue reading

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It’s About Time

I arrived home from running errands and noticed the small box on the porch step near the front door. I actually said out loud, “It’s about time!”  The package was supposed to have arrived several weeks earlier, according to the … Continue reading

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