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When life begins to take me to school I feel like staying home sick. Especially when I know I’m repeating a course that I’ve failed before. Meeting the steep uphill parts of life gets frustrating and makes more than just my calves hurt. What changes if I began to think VERY DIFFERENTLY about the uphill portions? If I turned the tables on the difficulty and the frustration and the UP-HILLNESS of it… Read More

I apologize for any typos in this post, but I had macular surgery on my left eye on Monday and I’m not suppose to read. I wanted to let those of you that follow this blog know why I haven’t been posting this week. The very worst part of this kind of surgery is the requirement that you remain in a Face Down position for 5-7 days after surgery. I have this… Read More

This post is dedicated to Stuart M. Perkins http://storyshucker.wordpress.com/about/ Stuart liked my previous Weekly Challenge: Sea post and so I started nosing around his blog and wanted to stay all day and maybe for dinner. Do yourself a favor and pay him a visit. I wanted to say thank you to Stuart for the enjoyment I derived reading his blog. There are lessons there too for anyone who’s paying attention: for example,… Read More

The hardest arithmatic to master is that which enables is to count our blessings. Eric Hopper How do you cope with a bummer day? I’m a Christian so I often take it to God for a debriefing. Sometimes a Bible verse helps put things in perspective. Sometimes the icky feelings just have to die a slow death by starvation as I keep ignoring them and on purpose focusing on something more worthy… Read More