Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 21

things that never die Good Things Never Die

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Hope is a good thing, maybe the best of things, and no good thing ever dies. – Stephen King The older I get, the more aware I become of life’s good things. The good things of hearing the Cicada sing their summer song; or smelling earth’s delicious fragrance after a soaking rain or tasting a strawberry’s sweetness are a few of life’s good things that are simply beautiful.…

choose the right path How to Choose the Right Path

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No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path. – Buddha “Which directions do I choose?” Some asked. The concern of people asking that question is what if it is a wrong direction.…

turning pages A Simple Path – To Turning Pages

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“The beginning is always today.” ~ Mary Shelley Like books, our lives can be measured in chapters. Several chapters have already been written in my life: childhood, high school, college and marriage. Other chapters include raising a family, moving to Kansas, starting a blog, and watching my children begin their lives.…

Ask Yourself Why Just Ask Yourself, “Why?”

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Remember that silence is sometimes the best answer. – Dalai Lama Are you happy with your life? If not ask yourself, “Why?” For far too many years, I bumbled along living a mediocre life. I was happy in a sad sort of way, but inherently there was pain and mostly fear.…

Better Man How My Girls Make Me a Better Man

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The strength of a woman can carry the weight of the world. – Sarah Pezdek-Smith My girls, pictured above: Emily (14), Mary Beth (I better not say) and Caitlin (24), make the month of May a busy one. It begins with Caitlin’s birthday and ends with Mary Beth’s birthday along with Mother’s Day and Emily’s spring dance recital thrown in for good measure.…

another day #AnotherDay

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Some days it is a heroic act just to refuse the paralysis of fear and straighten up and step into another day. – Edward Albert When I woke up this morning only one thought went through my mind: I get another day.…