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I’m very thankful

My post the day before Thanksgiving encouraged my readers to take time to think about things for which they are thankful. I took my advice and saw once again how blessed I am. I’m thankful for being raised at the … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving

2018 has been a mixed bag for our family. We’ve had both high and low points throughout the year. I’m sure many would say the same thing. A few people I know have said they will be glad when this … Continue reading

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Cleaning up an estate

An auctioneer friend of mine was asked to have an auction for the estate of an individual who had passed away. When he arrived to look at the estate he was shocked to find a large dumpster sitting on the … Continue reading

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Letting go

Earlier this week I had a call from a lady who had stored her father’s belongings for several years after he had moved in with her family. She said she was tired of paying rent to a storage facility and … Continue reading

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The Failure of Socialism

Bernie Sanders lost to Hillary Clinton in the Democratic primary. He is a self-proclaimed Democratic Socialist who ran on a very progressive platform. His defeat to Clinton was all but certain due to certain policies the Democratic National Convention established … Continue reading

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The Importance of Why

A few weeks ago I was talking to a mother and her college-age daughter in a church hallway after the service. Frankly, I do not remember the topic of the conversation, but I kept asking her why she wanted to … Continue reading

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Celebrate the past but live into the future

A number of years ago our family became owners of a successful small business. All of the long-time employees remained, and business was good for several years. Slowly, things began to slow down. We blamed the downturn on a number … Continue reading

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