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The Woman on the Plane

“I think they double-booked our seats.” I looked across the aisle at the petite, curly-haired woman, who appeared to be about my age. She was talking with a young couple, who were occupying two seats together on the airplane. After studying their tickets, everyone realized the young woman from the couple was supposed to be […]

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We Need Each Other

I glanced down at the “Table Topics” card. “What are you thankful for?,” it said. I looked around the room at the receptive faces of the young women in front of me. “I’m thankful for you,” I said. The high school and college-aged girls had taken time out of their busy lives to attend a […]

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Lessons Learned from a Lost Dog

The injured dog Sarah found while running My daughter Sarah was out running this week when she came across an injured dog in the road. It looked like it had been hit by a car. Sarah stopped running, scooped up the dog, and walked over a mile back to our house. This began the Great […]

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Choosing to be Kind

I am loving a visit from my mother My mom is visiting for the next two weeks. Since she lives 440 miles away from me, I especially treasure this time together. Like most mothers, my mom has certain sayings that have become part of the fabric of who she is, and my favorite one is, […]

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