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Invincible Summer

I have been seeing a message recently about being more mindful than usual of what we post online for the rest of the year.  Emotions are high and fraught with fears of the year 2020, what will she do next?  I believe the easy access of online research and social media has helped save my life.  The Internet brought me into contact with some amazing people that I otherwise would not have run into.   It brought me a friend whom I had not seen or spoken to since high school, who is now a trusted editor .  It helped me...

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Howard Thurman 1980

  “There is something in every one of you that waits, listens for the sound of the genuine in yourself and if you cannot hear it, you will never find whatever it is for which you are searching and if you hear it and then do not follow it, it was better that you had never been born… You are the only you that has ever lived; your idiom is the only idiom of its kind in all of existence and if you cannot hear the sound of the genuine in you, you will all of your life spend your...

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Endgame

Sometimes when I send one of my editors a rough draft of a blog he comes back with, “So what?” I know he loves me, no matter what I write, so I like it when he gives it to me straight. I’ve struggled a bit in my life with having a defensive reaction to people giving it to me straight. You ever hear, “You can give it out, but you sure can’t take it!” If so, you know what I mean. Why is it so hard to accept that we are fragile beings? We all know deep down that we...