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Gathering from an Old Orchard

There is something of God in gathering old apples for making fresh cider, in taking what was left to rot and turning it into something sweet and precious. Continue reading

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Time Worth Spending

Both decency and democracy are founded upon truth and integrity. Time spent in the company of those who value such things is time well spent. Continue reading

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Walking through Life’s Places

How long we’ve lived in any particular place probably isn’t nearly as important as how we’ve lived there… Continue reading

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Friends and the Art of Leftover Chili

What do leftover chili, great friendships and highly effective organizations have in common? The ability to retain individual traits, unity and greater purpose. With a little spice thrown in… Continue reading

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A Divine Nourishment

If it is indulgence for garden plants to draw up water, soak up sunshine and take nourishment from the earth, then lunch with a friend is indulgence. A rather vital indulgence, though, don’t you think? Continue reading

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Foundations of Friendship

Taking time to talk–and listen–is pretty much a keystone in building good relationships. Continue reading

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Home Improvement

Over my few decades, I’ve become suspicious that the folks who are willing to offer help are more likely to find help when they need it. Continue reading

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