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Magnificent Endeavors

Photo by Skywalker Payne On New Year’s Day, a friend sent me a joyful video of a small deer dancing in waves. It ran with grace and agility through high rolling water. As I watched it, I felt a glorious sense of freedom and abandon, an uplifting way to begin the year. Yesterday, I received a sterling silver ring made by […]

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Five Reasons Grateful for M. L. King, Jr. Day

Doctor Martin Luther King, Jr., saw that still in the second half of the 20th century the descendants of slaves, on whose backs this country’s wealth was built, were still unable to enjoy the promised freedoms, equality, and pursuit of happiness written into the American constitution and law. He accepted the charge to work for the achievement of those […]

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Grateful for You

A noble person is mindful and thankful for the favors he receives from others.  Buddha Carefully, my small eight year old hands drew a bird in a tree on red construction paper. Next, I slowly copied my poem and story. On the last page I wrote, “What do you think of my book?” with lines below for my […]

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