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Three lessons from my mother

Today's post is written by one of my students, Jesse Shoemaker. Jesse wrote this essay in response to the prompt: Write about your mother or someone who has acted as a mother figure in your life. Describe this person and share at least three lessons you’ve learned from her. My mother is a great influence in my life.… Continue reading Three lessons from my mother

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Day 18–True love

*Big thanks to Betty Gail Jones for sharing her parents' true love story with us today on Day 18 of our 28 days of love project. She's living out her own true love story today with her husband, Mickey, and their love is inspirational to all of us who know them.* The war was in… Continue reading Day 18–True love

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Henry’s 2012 gratitude list

*Special thanks to my friend and regular guest contributor to this blog, Henry Petty, for sharing his 2012 gratitude list with all of us.*In 2012, I am grateful for getting to know a lot of friends whom I really didn’t know.  For example, I might see her, if I’m lucky, once a year in passing… Continue reading Henry’s 2012 gratitude list