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More than lunch

Yesterday, I had one of those lunches that make you want more.

It wasn’t the food. It was the company, and the conversation, and our common calling. 400 more words


Stop fighting a fight that's already been won

Seems like all I can see was the struggle
Haunted by ghosts that lived in my past
Bound up in shackles of all my failures… 170 more words


When You Feel Like Crap

For those in our twenties who don’t know the answer to the question: “What am I doing with my life?”

  1. Life isn’t a race.
    Whether you’re at the bottom of the occupational ladder, are just starting grad school, or haven’t graduated yet from undergrad, it’s not about who makes it to the top the fastest.
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Every Gift

© 2016 Lynn Abbott

Call it what you will…It has been one of those.

You know; I’m sure you’ve experienced it.

It’s that kind of week that you find yourself chanting with Judith Viorst’s protagonist, Alexander, “It has been a no good, terrible, very bad day. 1,998 more words

Growing Deep

The Man in the Arena

A recurring theme in Theodore Roosevelt’s writings and speeches was “the man in the arena.” Here is one of his classic quotes about such a person—hopefully a man or a woman like… 70 more words



Do you think I will be discouraged?
I will not;
I have failed to get what I want;
But that is nothing:
I will not be discouraged; 32 more words


But What If We Can't?

We started this “We Can You Can” journey in hopes to inspire and encourage others that well, if we could do this, then they certainly could too. 215 more words

We Can You Can Wednesday