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The afternoon of our lives

Someone named this post-60 years-of-age phase of life the “golden years.”  Hmmm …not my favorite descriptive. Some might call it the “cocktail hour” of their lives, that in-between time, where nothing is expected or required which can easily be filled with drive-by chatter, bandied opinions, air-kissing, and little expectation save the gay froth of pastel-colored […]

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The ten spiritual lessons of relationships

You cannot escape relationships. They are everywhere. They are the connective tissue of life. Be it friend, spouse, child, sibling, coworker, or neighbor, life is filled with relationships of varying dimensions, connections, and intensities. Each of us is a product of some kind of connection. In fact, we are born into Relationship 101 — a.k.a. […]

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