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January 19 – Hope and Action

January 19. “Hope is the anchor of the soul, the stimulus to action, and the incentive to achievement.” (Anonymous) On my blog about my Journey toward better health, I wrote today about how some call this day “Blue Monday”. It … Continue reading

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November 30 – Being aware of one’s filters in life – edited

November 30. “Much of what we see depends on what we are looking for.” (Phil Calloway) Correction – In my original publication of this article, I incorrectly listed the community in turmoil as Henderson, Missouri. It is, in fact, Ferguson, … Continue reading

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September 22 – Vision, dreams, drudgery and hope

September 22. “A vision without a task is but a dream. A task without a vision is drudgery. A vision and a task are the hope of the world.” (Quote on a church wall in Sussex, England) In my years … Continue reading

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September 17 – Refusal to hope is a death sentence

September 17. “Refusal to hope is nothing more than a decision to die.” (Bernie S. Siegel, M.D.) In the later years of my mother’s life, I watched as she slowly gave up hope. Over a fairly long period of time, … Continue reading

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September 13 – Living life out the winshield

September 13. “You can’t have rosy thoughts about the future when your mind is full of blues about the past.” (Tidbits) No one would ever try to drive their car with their eyes incessantly fixed on the rear view mirror. … Continue reading

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September 8 – More thoughts on hope

September 8. “Without hope, people are only half alive. With hope they dream and think and work.” (Charles Sawyer) The quotes I am using for my “Reflection 365” in 2014 come from the book Inspiration 365 Days a Year, by … Continue reading

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September 3 – The power of hope.

September 3. “When there is no hope in the future there is no power in the present.” (John Maxwell) In my life I have faced many difficult challenges. I have found myself feeling sad, angry, frustrated, depressed and scared. I … Continue reading

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