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The Warmth of Angels on a Cold Winter’s Night

This week, as the last lingering days of summer were making their exit, my thoughts were led to a cold winter’s night outside of St. Louis, Missouri. That night, more than forty years ago, I witnessed an example of kindness … Continue reading

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Objects in the Rear View Mirror are Closer than they Appear

I spend a lot of time driving. Commuting back and forth to work five days a week racks up a lot of miles and translates into a lot of hours spent behind the wheel. I consider myself, for the most … Continue reading

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Blackberry Blessings

Next month, it will be twenty years since my grandmother passed away. I can hardly believe she has been gone for such a long time because she is so often in my thoughts. I think of her almost every day … Continue reading

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Finding beauty on the side of the highway

A few days ago I was driving home in the middle of rush hour. The traffic that day was heavy, even for rush hour and I sat completely motionless for several minutes at a time. As I sat, I watched. … Continue reading

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A Chain Reaction of Kindness

Some mornings, when I am feeling particularly weak, I have a favorite fast food restaurant that I visit. I say “weak” because, while the food there is great, it is probably (definitely), not the healthiest of breakfast choices. From time … Continue reading

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Taking My Turn

  One day this week, I was having a particularly rough day and I was feeling a bit blue. A good friend extended a little extra kindness and caused my day to take an abrupt turn for the better. When … Continue reading

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