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Some thoughts on decision-making with fear

In a (pretty much political) discussion elsewhere in the wide world of electronic communication, I offered this “advice”: Never let fear advise you when making decisions. I got the reply that for that to happen, you need truthful information. My reply to that was that fear is fear, no matter what causes it. Then I […]

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A fine, unmarried woman fine enough to marry

Lately I’ve been getting what I consider an odd comment, but when I think about it, I think it’s just how some men compliment a woman: A couple of men have expressed surprise at my unmarried status because I am a fine woman and ought to make someone a good wife. The physical therapist I […]

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Giraffes = fun

Where does the idea come from that if what we are doing is fun, it can’t be God’s will? The God who made giraffes, has a sense of humor. Make no mistake about that. —Catherine Marshall

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Are you sure you’re seeing it right?

I saw this cartoon over on another blog, and found it to be an excellent illustration of how many of us see our problems – or our shortcomings (take your pick): Far bigger than they really are. Cartoon by Dave Walker. Find more cartoons you can freely re-use on your blog at We Blog Cartoons. […]

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Having Lunch with God

There once was a little boy who wanted to meet God. He knew it was a long trip to where God lived, so he packed his suitcase with Twinkies and a six-pack of root beer, and he started his journey. When he had gone about three blocks, he met an old woman. She was sitting […]

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30 days to serenity

September has been a month where things came to a head for me. I don’t function well when I’m tired. Ever since childhood, I’ve always gotten cranky when tired. After a weekend of little sleep, I got cranky at work last Monday, and the person I was cranky with (a regular co-worker) took it so […]