Author Archives: Jaren

She did WHAT?

I participated in a conference where I was entertained by a speaker who used humor to educate.  At the end of his presentation he shared with us a story (in a serious tone) about a woman’s courage.  The tale was … Continue reading

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Potential Dust Covers

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No "do overs."

Life presents itself with hills and valleys, ups and downs or highs and lows.  Science learns about historical events in specific areas by examining trees rings.  On living trees for example, a core is taken and reviewed by experts.  They … Continue reading

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I can only imagine

Well maybe I can’t, but I did get a pretty good sense.  My brother-in-law, the rock of Gibraltar, a pillar of faith and an example of true courage learned yesterday he has a terminal disease. As we gathered together, family … Continue reading

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Want to be happier, healthier and have brighter kids?

If I told you there is a way for you to live happier, healthier, accumulate wealth and build social status; would you be interested? What if at the same time you could boost the educational performance of your children and … Continue reading

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I guess not all cops eat doughnuts?

My youngest daughter asked me and Kim what old people like us do for fun.  My first thought was, “We are not old” then I realized at her age everyone over 16 is old; so I let that comment fade.  … Continue reading

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Simple example on Socialism

A friend, Wayne Kotter recently shared a story with me where a college economics professor stated, “I had never failed a single student; until recently I failed an entire class.” This professor’s class had insisted that socialism works and that … Continue reading

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"Gosh dang it; how on earth will I survive another day?"

“Gosh dang it; how on earth will I survive another day?” Julie thought as she was preparing to get into bed.  She was feeling as though the weight of the world was on her and knew that with anymore pressure … Continue reading

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Editorial used for my book, "The Bracelet"

Nature gives all its creations a guiding force.  Some may call it conscience, others light, several source and perhaps even more spirit.  Whatever it is, this sense is here for each of us.  It is fair, it is honest and … Continue reading

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An Angel landed on my step!

The world is full of beautiful, wonderful angels, which show up in our lives; making our days a little brighter.  One (Chris Bangerter) appeared in my life just yesterday.  She called for no reason other than to thank me for … Continue reading

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