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Becoming Lost

Everyone faces conflict as a child, whether it is a quick fist-fight, hair pulling, name calling, or group confrontation doesn’t really matter. What mattered is we stood up to it. Albie was new to the neighborhood. After being in a foreign country during his father’s last Embassy posting, he was still unaware of the adjustments he would have to make in the very near future. His young father was becoming an entrepreneur and placed more […]

Making Life Happen

Amazing things happen for some people all the time. I wonder about that. I watch it, wanting to know the secret. Why do amazing things happen for some people consistently? With a stronger sense of curiosity toward this recently, it has been a reminder to what I had already known and experienced. You too probably. Read on and see. I saw the movie Yes Man recently, and true to form, Jim Carrey has me chuckling […]

Anger | Bridge Over Troubled Water | Patience, Love, God

From the archives An interesting event occurred yesterday (June 8, 2006) that revealed anger to be an opportunity. I was walking back home after an appointment downtown in the morning and had an encounter with a rude motorist. I gestured a “what gives” posture as I tried to cross at the intersection, on the pedestrian Go signal, only to recieve a tirade of emotions. Equal to the opportunity, I responded with equal stupidity and responded […]

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