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More Love, Less Criticism

In a world where scorching accusations and sweltering criticisms are the norm, love and affirmation are like a refreshing drink on a hot day. I was about three people deep in line at a local drug store. The person checking … Continue reading

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A Hidden Beauty in Connection and Inclusion

“We’ve been buddies for over 60 years,” was the opening comments as he began the eulogy. “Our lives were intertwined where his life was an extension of mine, and my life an extension of his, and I learned a lot … Continue reading

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Love One

I truly enjoy stories where a celebrity or someone important does something special for an individual. It is heartwarming when someone like Taylor Swift goes and visits a child in the hospital, or an elected official honors a family of … Continue reading

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Moved with Compassion

It was a few years back in another city. I was sitting at a stop light, waiting for the light to turn green, and noticed a commotion at the bus stop ahead. I first saw a few students huddling in … Continue reading

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Thank You for Being ‘My Person’

I think it was the TV drama “Grey’s Anatomy” that introduced the term ‘my person.’ One of the doctors on the show needed a best-friend, yet was not so good at the friend thing being she was so driven, yet … Continue reading

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Good Neighbors Connect

It happened a few years back. We were cleaning up after dinner, the sun was setting, and that quiet of early evening had settled on our little neighborhood. Not much was going on outside, just an occasional person out walking … Continue reading

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Compassion Moves

As I was running errands a few weeks ago, I happened to hear a disturbing interaction between a two people. They were young adults in a heated debate over the political and top news stories of the day. They were … Continue reading

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