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My Transition to Widowhood

I had a dream that included a pair of pearl-handled six-shooters. I woke the next morning to ponder what this object meant. I examined it as a metaphor.

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Setting Healthy Boundaries

Setting healthy boundaries is essential to relationship satisfaction,

whether it is at work, with family members, or friends.

In this video, Dr. Henry Cloud, an expert in boundaries, talks with Dave Ramsey about setting boundaries with family members.

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Men and women – even man and wife are foreigners. Each has reserves that the other cannot enter into, nor understand. These have the effect of frontiers.

- Mark Twain, Notebook, 1904

The 1st amendment of the constitution: Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.

photo credit: Constitution Day Poster Contest 2013.


Religion Can Provide a Path for You

Religion that brings light into the world has always fascinated me.

This interest may arise from my own belief that religion is the basis of culture and fundamentally impacts the way society is built as well as individual behavior.

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It usually takes me more than three weeks to prepare a good impromptu speech.

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- Mark Twain