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The Ephemeral Nature of Days… and of Gratitude

Morning has broken like the first morning Blackbird has spoken like the first bird Praise for the singing, praise for the morning Praise for them springing fresh from the Word   Sweet the rain’s new fall, sunlit from Heaven Like … Continue reading

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Ancient, Abandoned, and Repurposed

I’m not always a fan of the way we design new words in English. It’s sometimes a little grating, for example, when we make nouns into verbs. But one of those expressions has caught my eye quite a bit in … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – Beating the Blues

Challenge #23 Into each life a little rain must fall… Each of us has ways of dealing with life’s little troubles. Some of us get busy, and some of us can’t get going. Some eat and some fast. Some seek … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – Staying Physically Active

Challenge #18 Along with a healthy diet, exercise helps to keep our hearts, lungs, and brains working properly, although too many of us neglect it. We all know how important it is to exercise. Hopefully, we’re all doing something, even if … Continue reading

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Future Challenge – Staying Sharp

Challenge #17 We all know it’s important to exercise physically throughout our lives to keep our bodies healthy. Our hearts, lungs, even our minds, depend on it. But our brains need specialized workouts beyond physical movement.  As you age, what will … Continue reading

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Employing the Little Grey Cells

“It is a small problem merely. But a problem that will agitate the little grey cells most adequately.”  – Agatha Christie’s Poirot in The Incredible Theft   Lately I’ve noticed a lot of television commercials for the Luminosity website. Like brainHQ, BrainCurls.com, … Continue reading

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