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When It Is Not the Hap-Happiest Season of All

If you’re not hurting and not alone this season, don’t assume everyone is sharing your joy. Don’t assume it’s the hap-happiest season of all.

Invite people in you normally wouldn’t. 45 more words


Building a life

Today’s blog is a reminder that we must take care of ourselves and build our lives with self-love, care, forgiveness, patience and respect. It’s also a reminder that the people you surround yourself with are also part of your “building” process. 308 more words


Scrap Metal and Big Foot/Egos

Scrap Metal and Big Foot/Egos
Detours in Life
Pentecost 165

Recently I attended a meeting during which all those present had to stand up and introduce themselves. 1,227 more words

Spiritual Essay--Faith & Chaos

I encountered faith often when I lived in between homes. And while I cannot speak for millions of homeless people who sleep on couches of strangers and friends; I cannot speak for people who live in cars or run down trailers or on the street or in shelters, faith plays a role in all of our lives. 838 more words

Detour from Stress

Detour from Stress

Detours in Life

Pentecost 164 – 170

Mega Post 14


A good friend once told me “If it doesn’t burn calories, then stress has no place in my life.”  Great thought but … how do we manage that?  623 more words

Evil and Grace

Evil and Grace

Detours in Life

Pentecost 158-163

Mega Post 13

Recently I have been silent on my blog out of respect for those who lost their lives in natural and manmade disasters.  970 more words

Top of the Hill – Learning To Think and Grow Rich at Napoleon High School By Jim Stovall - A Book Review

Reviewed by Richard R. Blake,

Introducing Napoleon Hill’s Personal Analysis System to a New Generation of World Changers

“Top of the Hill – Learning to Think and Grow Rich at Napoleon High School” is the second book in Jim Stovall’s Homecoming Historical Series. 573 more words