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The ticking of the clock

Today's post is by Debra Dickey, my friend and frequent contributor.  Lately, I’ve begun to experience an unusual development of emotions that is difficult to describe.  When I tried to put a finger on it, the only thing I could come up with was the ticking of my ‘biological clock’, only in reverse. With children… Continue reading The ticking of the clock

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Gifts

Today's post is an essay written by one of my English Composition I students, Jessica Bacon. Jessica was a true blessing in my life this semester; she's an ideal student, a loving mom, and a caring person. She is certainly a true elevator person to all those she encounters, lifting others up and not tearing… Continue reading Gifts

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Daily grind tip

*Big thanks to my friend Henry Petty for sharing his thoughts with us in today's post.* During the daily grind, we seldom find time for ourselves or a chance to really focus on “me”.  This is a great technique to cope with the daily life, to break it up a bit, to focus on yourself… Continue reading Daily grind tip

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Accurate to within 11,000 years

*Big thanks to my friend Debra Dickey-Liang for writing today's post and taking some of the stress of life away in such a humorous way.* While reading some interesting news articles the other day about the most recent pyramid discoveries in Sedeinga, Sudan, and, ‘New evidence suggests comet or asteroid impact was last straw for… Continue reading Accurate to within 11,000 years

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Keeping it simple

I have not read The Hunger Games, and I don't intend to see the movie, either. I don't clip coupons, hunt for them online, or keep up with which business is offering freebies. I don't make my own laundry detergent, and  would not concern myself with properly sewing on a button unless my life depended… Continue reading Keeping it simple

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Timing

For me, life's all about timing. I could list multiple examples of moments when I made poor decisions, or when the decision wasn't necessary bad, but the timing was off. That trend seems to be more prevalent when I'm doing my own thing and not really open to listening to what God has to say… Continue reading Timing