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Tori’s Top 10

Today's guest blog post is written by my lifelong friend, Tori Walker Kirk. Watching her journey has been inspiring and filled me with gratitude. When I read that Bethany needed people to write gratitude posts for her blog, something inside me screamed, “Do it”!  I’m not a writer, but I do have my fair share… Continue reading Tori’s Top 10

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A few of my favorite things

*Today's post is a real breath of fresh air! Thanks to my friend Debra Dickey for sharing this piece with all of us.* Ragweed and pear trees and eyes that keep itching. Mud tracks and boot prints that get in my kitchen. Raining and puddles that happen in spring. These are a few of my… Continue reading A few of my favorite things

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Day 23: Dear Stick

*Today's post on day 23 of the Dear Gratitude project is written by Toi Thomas, a talented writer and fellow blogger.* Dear Stick, Hey man, we been friends a long time, and I just wanted to let you know that I’m glad. I mean, I’m glad that I’ve had a chance to be your friend.… Continue reading Day 23: Dear Stick

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It works!

I have a friend who sells fat-burning wraps which apparently really work--the name of the company is It Works, after all. I can't personally attest to the company's claim, and I don't know anything about the science behind the products, but I do know one thing: whatever works for me is what I'm going to… Continue reading It works!

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Learning to teach

A wise woman named Mauzelle who managed the Arkansas Methodist Church archives at Hendrix University once told me, as she tried to share her lunch with me while I researched Methodist women in the Ozarks, that she loves history and wants to do everything she can to preserve it. “It’s so important, you see, because… Continue reading Learning to teach

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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

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Transcending my reality

*Special thanks to Gloria Bolton, a former student of mine, who has grown into an even more beautiful and enlightened person over the years, for serving as today's guest contributor.*Transcending my Reality: How I Found Christ   “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.… Continue reading Transcending my reality