It is Monday and it’s time start my diet, start working out, quit watching football, and a hundred other promises to improve and seek out behavior that accomplishes my goals. Then quicker than you can say “Jack Robinson,” I go back on my good intentions. My Chicago Bears are playing tonight, we have some oatmeal…

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For those who don’t know about Dear Abbey it is an advice column¬†founded in 1956 by Pauline Phillips under the pen name “Abigail Van Buren” and carried on today by her daughter, Jeanne Phillips. My friend John Bridges writes an advice column for a Nashville, Tennessee publication. But sometimes there was nothing like the advice,…

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When I was a small boy I loved building forts, hiding in closets, and reading books late at night under the bed with a flashlight. As I grew up put away those childish things, but I never lost my affection for moments of silence, and times off by myself to think. It is said that…

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I was doing some casual reading before the Panthers game and came across an ad about retirement and having enough invested to live comfortably. It’s a nice goal. I won’t burden you with where I am toward this goal except to say anybody who knows a movie producer looking for material please send them my…

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If you are into beginning a meditation with a mantra I recommend trying, “I am worthy.” That’s right begin by reminding yourself that you are worthy of love without working to earn it. Too often we spend a lifetime trying to earn love and respect, when by the nature of your existence God has already…

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