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Balancing Acts - Keep Calm and Carry On

by Tom Beutel

“And as for you, brothers and sisters, never tire of doing what is good.”

(2 Thessalonians 3:13)

As Britain prepared for World War II, the government sought to motivate the nation and bolster morale with posters bearing a simple message, “Keep Calm and Carry On.” According to Wikipedia, the posters were not widely distributed or displayed; nevertheless, the message was apt and is, perhaps, apt today. 673 more words


Wednesday, August 24th

Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
– T.S. Eliot

Daily Quote

Flight of Fancy

Hummingbirds — their name comes from the fact that they flap their iridescent wings so fast (about 80 times per second) that they make a humming noise. 112 more words



Strength of spirit
Battle of wills
Breaking away
Peelingg away old systems of belief

Weak, I may appear
In my moment of crisis
In my vulnerability… 88 more words

I made it! Where am I?!?

According to my incredibly accurate record keeping aka an app on my phone, it has been six months since I have taken a drink of alcohol. 1,039 more words


Dear Human,

You are experiencing the miraculous. Just because some let you down, or you disappoint yourself, remember that you matter, they matter. You can’t give up my beloveds. 7 more words