Month: April 2011

Learning to Trust Others

Trust I think we are all born trusting – we don’t know, we can’t speak, we are just learning to think, so it is just how we are – we trust that this thing (parent) will provide for all our needs (food, clothing, shelter, medical, LOVE).  Most of us grow up in this atmosphere, and…
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Trials

Trials No, this is not about court proceedings, this is about LIFE.  There is a song with a verse that says “we’re all one phone call from our knees”.  Oh man, how true.  Some of us may be blessed to have not had one of these phone calls in our lives, yet.  Others have had…
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Find your one thing

I was discussing with my father last week that I know a number of people who seem to be up and down, emotionally, throughout the course of a single day – and in any given week, they run the full gamut of emotions and are just all over the board.  We concluded that these folks…
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A Good Rant Avoided

So thankful that the government passed, at least, the stopgap so that hundreds of thousands of people will keep their jobs, and those who would have worked with no pay (our military) will continue to collect a paycheck. A little bummed that I don’t get to get on my soap box this morning though –…
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Holding off a day

Waiting until I hear whether the budget passed and we have a government shutdown before I write my blog.  No use wasting a good rant – grin.  Hopefully, our politicians will get this figured out before midnight.  I’ll check in w/ ya’ll tomorrow. The true measure of a man is not how he behaves in…
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Who pays when there isn’t income for it?

The long sad tale of American children, parents, and grandparents.  Of course, everyone wants the best for their children.  The parents want to give their children the best, the parents become grandparents and want their grandchildren to have the best.  What happens if the parents don’t have the funds to provide the best for their…
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