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Too good to compete

A girl’s high school basketball team, Rogers Area Youth Basketball Association (RAYBA), in Minnesota was recently kicked out of their league for being “too good.” 483 more words

Jon Friesch

Dealing with People Who Say Therapy is a Crutch

It is so easy to judge. Legions of “friends” and acquaintances evaluate your decision to enter treatment. Some signal thumbs up and applaud your courage. Others gesture thumbs down and render disapproval: It’s not as bad as he thinks. 22 more words


The Valley Fire and Fitting Your Life Into a Car

It felt surreal, standing in my bedroom, trying to think about what we should pack. Could this really happen? I thought. I was stuck, not really wanting to go to a lot of trouble getting things organized and packed, yet circumstances seemed to demand just that. 756 more words

Jim Roy Posts

Going to Clean House

I was going to do house cleaning anyway, it’s the first day I have been able to since my surgery.  But I am going to empty it of any vestige of him, there will be nothing around to remind me of him.  385 more words


Embracing The Moment, Even When That Moment is a Royal Muck-up!

Yesterday was a transition day.  You know what I mean, right?  It is one of those days that you tie in to the end of your holiday, so that you at least have 24 hours before you have to go back to work and show up at the office ready to go. 1,242 more words


A modern day "prayer chain"

I found it interesting that earlier today a man had the courage to request a “prayer chain” on behalf of his badly injured daughter.

I say “courage” because he did so via LinkedIn, which of course is traditionally utilized more as a professional networking and business content platform. 8 more words

Dealing With Adversity