Sorrow looks back, worry looks around, faith looks up. — Ralph Waldo Emerson I can’t tell many times people have encouraged me to look back, crawl in a hole, and be sad and bitter. It seems the easy thing to do, but not the right thing. We all have worries. They come in many forms —…

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And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another. — 2 Corinthians 3:18a. One of the requirements of authors these days is to participate in social media. Facebook, Twitter, and a Webpage…

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We need the sweet pain of anticipation to tell us we are very alive. — Albert Camus Anticipation can be better than the real thing. I bet you can come up with examples of your own, but for me that moment before I bite down on an oatmeal raisin cookie may be better than any cookie I’ve…

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Slow down and enjoy life. It’s not only the scenery you miss by going too fast – you also miss the sense of where you are going and why.  — Eddie Cantor I am walking more despite my knee problems. There are lots of reasons including the words of Saint Augustine who once said, “it is solved…

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The Hubbell Pew used to get some of its best material from two four year old philosophers, Will and Jake. In a little over a month those philosophers will graduate from high school and head to college, but my other grandchildren still provide a wealth of material. Last week Suzy helped take care of my daughter’s…

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