Category Archives: Stories from people I meet

Adding yet another hero to my list…

We all have heroes in our lives.  For me they are those who both excel and whom I have come to know.  I don’t think it would be unusual that my greatest hero was my father, or that my brother … Continue reading

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3 little things we can do to make a difference…

I was visiting with an individual the other day who asked, “What two or three things can I do that will enable me to make a difference in life?”  While I feel there are many answers to this question and … Continue reading

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5 Ways to Improve Your Emotional Wellbeing

If you are anything like me, you spend a fair amount of time observing people in your daily activities.  In our people watching we often laugh a little, feel a sense of gratitude, and occasionally become aware of some jealousies … Continue reading

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Our national anthem…

Often in life we become so accustom to our culture we forget the value of our traditions.  Daily routines become seemingly nothing more than habit.  We participate somewhat blind to the significance of procedure until someone or something reignites our … Continue reading

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Kim singing Blessings by Laura Story

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You’ re beautiful…

As I was walking out of the gym one morning wearing my headphones and listening to music, I fearlessly sang lyrics of the song playing which was “You’re beautiful” by James Blunt.  The song had reached the point where James … Continue reading

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It is only our heritage…

As my brother-in-law was recovering from major surgery, I often sat with family and friends in the hospital waiting room.  On one particular evening I was fortunate to sit with Francis’ father, Tony.  We sat and shared small talk at … Continue reading

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America is (was once) the greatest country in the world…

In recent years America has held her head high, was identified as the hope of the world and helped solidify the fact that a free people can prosper while securing the future of all. Today we perhaps have taken our … Continue reading

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His name was Henry…

A friend of mine, Dana Kendrick, recently passed unexpectedly from a heart attack.  Our mutual friend, Brent McPhie, shared a story with me from Dana’s life.  Here is a recount of that story written in my words: Dana and his … Continue reading

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Love, true love…

I had a beautiful life experience while visiting with a dear friend of mine, Dan Densley.  We were talking about an upcoming event he was participating in, “Bras for a Cause.”  Our conversation reminded me of the time I had … Continue reading

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