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The Secret Simple Key to Overcoming Overwhelm

No one can tell me when I’m getting overwhelmed. Pretty much anyone can tell when I’m getting overwhelmed. These two facts are in my mind the moment I open my eyes Tuesday morning. They have taken me more time to acknowledge than I would like to admit. And yet if there’s one thing I know, it’s that the things we
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Why Are You Worried?

“Sorrow looks back, Worry looks around, Faith looks up”  ― Ralph Waldo Emerson People are killed every day. I have this thought before I’m even awake. A dream, again, inescapable. Unavoidable. I get up and get ready, trying to stop thinking about the reality, not feel it crowding in as I look at my teeth and brush them in the mirror.
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When You Finally Know Your Why – What Do You Do Next?

​”A great many Christian workers worship their work….There is no responsibility on you for the work; the only responsibility you have is to keep in living constant touch with God…”  – Oswald Chambers, My Utmost, April 23, “The Worship of the Work” This was one of the fastest posts I ever wrote. Sometimes it comes out this fast because the thing
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What Do Your Prepositions Say About You?

“Freedom’s just another word for nothing left to lose.” – Kris Kristofferson It starts out as a search for yourself, a part-time occupation giving the journey definition and greater meaning. At least it did for me. It took a few years to determine that primary pursuit, but once I did, it seemed writing was what would lead me to myself,
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On the Writer’s Community and Something Better than Balance

“When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.” – John Muir I drive Ellie to school and decide to silence the radio. Fund-drive season on the classical station and the news on NPR aren’t as valuable as 8 minutes of silence. Monday comes full of details to sort and
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