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There are great benefits to being happy. It allows one to fully engage in the present and contribute well to the world. Happiness casts a living shield and makes it difficult for the negative aspects of life to stick. It is a given that life will present unhappiness. It cannot be avoided. However, the following…

We sit huddled together. The laughter spills from the table onto the patrons nearby. I am in the moment. I am not swept up by the commotion, but rather the joy in a group of women sharing life. I have never been a big observer of actions in those that I love. Instead, I am…

Kindness has always been paramount in my life. In fact, I have lived by a personal mantra ever since I was a young girl: To treat every human being the same with kindness and respect. Of course, as a young teenager I may have failed a few times. However, as an adult I can sincerely…

I pull into the parking space. I sip my coffee as I listen to “The Bobby Bones Show.” A nationally syndicated country radio show based out of Nashville, Tennessee. A caller is on the line. She tells of getting a flat tire. A couple of guys stop to help her fix it. She apologizes that…

No writer wants to really believe less is more. We truthfully just want to keep verbalizing and externalizing to our hearts content. Only, as always, a short and powerful thought can knock out a verbose heavyweight. When life makes us vulnerable we rely on the kindness of others in a way we never before imagined.…

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