Monthly Archives: March 2019

The Fine Art of Apology

Know someone who just can’t ever admit they’re wrong about anything? Only one thing you can do for someone like that… Continue reading

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Something Deeper, Stronger, Better

There is something… in all that is truly good… something stronger than the storm… Continue reading

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An Old Farmer Takes Stock of Loss

Any time when we have the opportunity to help someone else is a time for sowing good seed, whether in tragedy or just the usual. Continue reading

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The Inertia of Sadness

In the same way that one simple thing or another can trigger depression, doing one simple thing can be the start to turning things around. Continue reading

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Off the Tracks

What kind of wind does it take to knock a train off the tracks? The kind that blew in New Mexico yesterday, I guess. Continue reading

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Slip Sliding Away

If we’re going to let a Paul Simon song describe an afternoon climbing around the bluffs, we might want to be cautious in selecting a particular title. Continue reading

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Beyond Bumper Stickers

When we define and align ourselves based on opinion, we invite division. Things like honesty, decency, and compassion ought to matter more. Continue reading

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