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Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes!

Heroes Come in All Shapes and Sizes!

I would like to share the story of my good friend, Janice Skaggs. She is a co-worker and someone who inspires me daily with her positive attitude and sheer grit. By grit I mean that she is fighting the good fight to keep off the weight that she lost in spite of our corporate culture of all-you-can-eat sweets. When I am really struggling, Janice is my go to gal. She listens when I need to complain, and brings me cherry tomatoes when she knows I need a little pick-me-up. I love Janice, and not Continue reading

Beautiful Truth: Help for the Helplessly Addicted

Beautiful Truth: Help for the Helplessly Addicted

I find beauty in a great many things. The ever-changing canvas of the sky, for example, mystifies me. One moment, a deep and abiding blue, the next, a tidal wave of clouds on the horizon, and the next moment the blue is gone—eclipsed by billowing shades of gray. One would think the sun had been swallowed up. But no, it peers out through crevices and creates shafts of light, as if to say, "the blue was not enough and so I called in the clouds in order to paint a prettier portrait." And all of Continue reading

Grace for Those Traveling a Dark Path

Grace for Those Traveling a Dark Path

"Little Darling, it's been a long cold lonely winter." – The Beatles I was in grade school when my class went on a field trip to The Magic House in Kirkwood, Missouri. Back then it was merely a large house that had been converted into a scientific romper room of sorts. One could learn by looking at squiggly kaleidoscopes on the wall whether or not one was color blind. There was also a large globe that, when touched, facilitated a current of static electricity to course through ones fingers Continue reading