I watched a fascinating show on PBS the other night called When Whales Walked. The film took four species, birds, elephants, crocodiles, and whales back to their origins and traced their evolution even through the five periods of extinction. I think it is well worth your time and thought. As Suzy said, it made you feel pretty…

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No, I am not some fundamentalist who is confronting you with the question, “Where does God fit into your plans for the future?” In fact, I think this is a very private question, and the answers, if any, need not be shared with another soul. But, I have found myself asking this question. My asking…

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My book club has started reading and discussing a book called The Practicing Stoic by Ward Farnsworth. It is a long drink of water, and it will likely result in a lot of study and discussion. I love my book club because we challenge ourselves with different subjects and expose each other to books we wouldn’t normally pull…

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When we start the healing process, we must overcome the urge to do nothing. It’s been over three weeks since my new knee arrived and although the pain still exists (nothing like the first few weeks) my body and my mind encourage me to do nothing. Inertia is not just a force of nature, but…

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One thing surgery will teach you is that some days are better than others. Another thing is that never get too confident, or your body will bring you back to reality. I’m not complaining, really. There are way too many people enduring a lot more than I. I am simply trying to learn from this…

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