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The longer I live, the more beautiful life becomes

William James wrote “Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does“. I typically use a lot of words when I speak and when I write. I am much more Steinbeck than Hemingway. There are times when someone writes … Continue reading

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In an electronic age- build community and teach the world to sing

I started this blog a little over two years ago. I started it because a dear friend (Dana) recommended that I do so. She knows that I have always loved to write. I loved it from the time I was … Continue reading

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Dreams are illustrations – part 2 of 2

Yesterday I began with this quote, which is appropriate for today’s conclusion as well. “Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you”. Marsha Norman. My soul has been writing a metaphorical book for a long time. The … Continue reading

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Dreams are illustrations – part 1 of 2

“Dreams are illustrations from the book your soul is writing about you”. Marsha Norman. I love this quote. Whether we consider the dreams that happen while we are asleep, or whether we are talking about the dreams that we have … Continue reading

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You too can be special to the admissions office – yes, you!

I felt compelled to write this today. Many of my students are starting to stress about the whole college admissions process and planning their lives. Many of those who follow this blog may know someone in the same shoes. Could … Continue reading

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Feathers To Raise You Up: Sail On and Run the Good Race

Leonardo da Vinci wrote “Feathers shall raise men even as they do birds, toward heaven; that is by letters written with their quills”. The power of the pen (or the keyboard) is mighty. It can lift and inspire, it can … Continue reading

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My Philosophy About Awards

This week I am playing catch-up and handing out awards that I have been stockpiling like a squirrel before a brutal winter.  In the process of my passing them on recently, a fellow blogger wished me luck building my social … Continue reading

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We are the new journalists

I wanted you to know that what you do, what you write, what you share, what you photograph…..MATTERS. Here is a suggestion–look over your own past posts. Go back a year and look at what you posted (or if you … Continue reading

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Growing in grace and wisdom

Edith Wharton in Vesalius in Zante wrote “There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it”.     Today I say—I want to reflect God’s candle. I get worn out when it feels like … Continue reading

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2011 in review:Updated wordpress numbers

I hope you don’t think I am bragging or going all “show-off Christmas letter” by putting this up on my blog. I discussed this a few days ago, but wordpress revised my numbers. Apparently they hadn’t included most of December … Continue reading

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How do you find your muse?

How do you find your muse?.76 3/19/11 [choice A]. When you sit down to blog, or have a creative project of any kind you need to work on, how do you get yourself motivated to do it? What are your … Continue reading

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