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“Everything Happens for a Reason” – Really?

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Aug 31
I have questions about this familiar saying … Everything happens for a reason.* Really? Does it? Everything? Everything from child abuse, to the latest iPhone, to a paper cut, to rape, to a war, to a sale on beach chairs? I used to say it myself, but I don’t anymore. Though I hear

Rejection From ‘Her’

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Aug 23
No one likes rejection, but it’s easier to take from some, then from others. There’s one person whose rejection affected me drastically in the past. This person used to be relentless. She made me feel like I wasn’t good enough. She pointed out places I hadn’t arrived at yet. It seemed

Sunday Saying – Vacation

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Aug 22
I am grateful for this past week — our first weeklong family vacation in six years. It was not perfect, but it was a good, good week. Jonathan, Jerry, Janet, Joshua, Joseph A vacation is having nothing to do and all day to do it in. – Robert Orben   Luquillo Beach, Puerto Rico

Sheryl WuDunn: Our century’s greatest injustice

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Aug 20
I’m in Puerto Rico on vacation this week. Due to a bruised foot, I cannot be as active as I had planned to be. Rather than feel sorry for myself, I’ve tried to make the best of the situation — and it’s been a good week. During times I need to rest

The Saga of Janet O…by Lisa Betz

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Jul 30
Lisa is a friend, who wrote this after I was injured in an accident. Ignore the line or two that doesn’t make sense, as there are some inside jokes/details in this saga. Lisa is now working on her first novel, so we meet monthly to critique each other’s writing. I can’t wait until her

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