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GIVE THANKS

It was October, 1929 when the stock market crashed, causing the Great Depression in America.  Just short of a hundred years ago, my mother was 8 years old, lived on a farm with her parents and siblings.  My dad was … Continue reading

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WORK ETHIC VS. ENTITLEMENT VS. LOVE

A good work ethic means staying late to finish the work someone else didn’t want to do or didn’t feel he had to do. It means giving up lunch to take care of a customer. It means putting in more … Continue reading

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STEREOTYPES

and A stereotype is defined as an over-simplified or standardized conception of a culture, profession or group.  How often do we categorize people?  For example, everyone knows that cops and donuts go together – right?  The Italian people are all members of the … Continue reading

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Blindness

Wars are fought in distant lands and we feel nothing. We go about our daily activities without a thought about them. Our path through life is narrow. Our eyes are often shielded by blinders and we can see only what … Continue reading

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IS IT ALL ABOUT ME?

The definition of pride:  A high or inordinate opinion of one’s own dignity, importance, merit, or superiority, whether as cherished in the mind or as displayed in bearing, conduct, etc.  It’s easy to get caught up in those thoughts because … Continue reading

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