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Empathetic Texting

It is a given that communication occurs more now through texting than by face to face or phone. I wish it were not so, but it is. Me too. I find that it is much easier to send a text … Continue reading

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Those Lazy Days of Summer

Summer is in full swing. The days are longer, allowing us to spend more time outdoors. If we can stand the heat, that is. Raleigh had its hottest day all year on Monday, followed by a “cold front” on Wednesday, … Continue reading

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The Impermanence of Life

The older I get, the more I find the need to hold on loosely to whatever I have. If I hold onto things too tightly, I have more difficulty letting them go when it is time, or when they are … Continue reading

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Friends for a Lifetime

Recently I wrote about the different types of relationships we have. Some are for a reason, some for a season, and some for a lifetime. The past few days I spent time with a couple of friends and their families … Continue reading

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The Gift(s) of Friends

This is the most wonderful time of the year! And when I say “this,” I am referring to Thanksgiving to New Years, with Christmas a very important part of the season.  Our family hosted 64 family members for Thanksgiving, with … Continue reading

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Let the Words of My Mouth Be Acceptable

This week in our country we have witnessed an almost miracle; the return to civility. The death of George H.W. Bush, America’s 41st President, made most people stop the negativity and reflect on the life and legacy of this man … Continue reading

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A Reason, A Season, or A Lifetime

You may have heard of “A Reason, A Season, or A Lifetime” before seeing it here, but this phrase was new to me when I heard it last night. Someone I had just met mentioned this phrase, and although I … Continue reading

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