We can’t all be heroes because someone has to sit on the curb and clap as they go by. — Will Rogers With a little editorial license in an effort to not offend, I’d like to tell you a story. Our Razorback football team in the spring used to attend what was called “fourth quarter class.”…

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This is the true joy in life, the being used for a purpose recognized by yourself as a mighty one; the being thoroughly worn out before you are thrown on the scrap heap; the being a force of Nature instead of a feverish selfish little clod of ailments and grievances complaining that the world will…

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If you knew what I know about the power of giving, you would not let a single meal pass without sharing it in some way. — Buddhist Saying My book club is reading a book called Progress written by Johan Norberg. The first chapter is about food, and all the progress that has been made in…

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I learned that life on a pedestal is cold, hard, unforgiving, and best avoided. — Tori Murden McClure, A Pearl In the Storm. Tori McClure writes that when she was two, she went on a mission to scale a four foot pedestal in her parent’s entryway. One day she made her way up, but she learned it’s a…

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In addition to trying with little success to stretch and pull all of the knots out of my back and legs this  morning’s yoga instruction included some work on my breathing. My instructor told me that when I slowed down my breath, I also slowed down my heart. A lot of good things happen when…

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