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Caged Chickens

This is an exerpt from the book  Chicken Soup for the Traveler's Soul, in a story titled, "Loose Chickens" by Nancy Vineski: I was a real estate agent and had gone to check out one of our listed properties. It was an egg-laying operation, a commercial facility involving thousands of caged chickens. The warehouse-like building held hundreds and hundreds of small ...

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How do you express your spirituality?

Spirituality = the internal experience of an individual Like Oprah says in the quote above, spiritual doesn't necessarily mean religion, but I've found it's a helpful place to start. This year for Easter I went to a church completely different than I had ever been to before. I attended a midnight Easter service at a Russian Orthodox church.  Russian ...

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Overcoming Cold Feet – Persistence

Movies like Gravity and Pursuit of Happyness demonstrate one form of persistence. They demonstrate how hard a lot of people will fight when they have absolutely nothing to lose. The problem is, most of us do have something to lose. Most of us have friends and family who may think we're crazy. We have comfy houses, cars and jobs. How do you fight as hard as Sandra ...

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My Favorite Thing To Do While Traveling

My favorite thing to do while traveling is: Family friendly Inexpensive Educational A chance to meet people - often times from various parts of the world Involves fresh air and a little exercise I usually fly in an out of Amsterdam when I go to Europe, so I had probably been there the equivalent of 20 days of my life. Yes, I walked around and saw the ...

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Excuses, excuses

This is the first time I've gone over a week without posting to my blog since I made it a priority 11 months ago. It's been eating me up inside. There are no excuses, except that my priorities for the last 10 days have had to change temporarily. I hate when people constantly say they don't have time, or money to do something and have made it a point to eliminate ...

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27 Lessons From the Show Burn Notice

This is a picture of the cake my dad had made when I went off to college - originally, to be a spy.  So, naturally I love the show Burn Notice. Here are some of my favorite tips I've accumulated from the show:   When you're in a high speed car chase with a low caliber weapon (i.e. .22), ricocheting bullets off the ground will make them come through the floorb...

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Why can’t I meditate?

Praying is talking to God, but meditating is listening. - Eat, Pray, Love Blame it on my ADD, baby! Whenever I try meditating I find myself thinking about my grocery list, which reminds me about watering the garden, which reminds me about taking out the trash, which reminds me about that fence I still need to put up, which gets me thinking about...you get the ...

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Update to Post About Seeking Mental Help

A lot of people have messaged me privately about my post about Stop Judging People For Seeing a Therapist. It's also one of my most viewed posts, so I thought I would share this website I heard a commercial for yesterday: makeitok.org I'm not saying that everyone who talks to a therapist has a mental illness. Honestly, I think everyone should have at least annual ...

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Most Overlooked App

My favorite app that I use ALL the time on my phone is the standard voice recorder app. The top things I use it for are: Capturing ideas while I'm driving Practicing my speeches for myself Record instructions for myself or others (and then I email it to appropriate person) Recording funny things my little cousins say and email it to their parents W...

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3 Reasons ‘The God Who Wasn’t There’ is Bullshit

Faith by definition is confidence that something is true even though it is not empirically verifiable. That of course doesn't mean it's isn't true. Reason can and must provide an adequate basis for faith. A Christian should be a careful thinker, evaluating the Bible's message on a historical level and for internal consistency. - Our Daily Bread Just to be ...

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