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October 2015 Archives

Hardships are part of the human experience. No one goes through life without facing some difficulties.  For instance, we all at one time or another will be lonely.  Sometimes loneliness comes from not having enough social connections.  At other times […]

This past summer, my daughter took a trip to Alaska. When she returned, she brought back a very unique gift – two packets of Alaskan wildflower seeds. The seeds were to be planted in the fall. So a couple of […]

We are all in search of happiness. Most of us want to feel happy, or at least content, most of the time. The challenge is that a great deal of what happens to us in life is beyond our control. […]

There is an oft-cited quote that goes, “Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away.” That sounds nice, doesn’t it? But the older I get, the more I […]

Blinders are leather or plastic cups that are placed on either side of a racing horse’s eyes. They prevent him from seeing what is behind him, and sometimes from seeing what is on either side of him. They allow the […]

Every time I read the news, not only do I feel sad, but I also feel powerless against the evil that occurs in this world. I especially felt that way last week when reading about the shooting at Umpqua Community […]