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Each Of Us Is An Original

“Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.” You have likely heard that proverb. It is attributed to Charles Caleb Cotton, the eccentric English collector, cleric and writer, who lived from 1780-1832. The 19th-century Irish writer Oscar Wilde expanded Cotton’s quote like this – “Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery that mediocrity can pay to greatness.” We are a society […]

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Some Shortcuts Do Not Work!

Think back to your childhood. You and a friend are walking home from the ice cream parlor and it is hot so you decide to take a shortcut through the neighbor’s back yard. What sounded like a good idea turned out to not be so good when their big dog chased after you, almost biting your leg as you run […]

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The Grueling Dog Days Of August

Football teams all across America are in the midst of pre-season camp, those days of hard work that prepares them for the upcoming season. One pre-season football camp at Millersville State College back in the early 1970s as the team left the campus in the wee hours of the morning on the way to the Marine Corps Base at Quantico […]

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God Is Bigger Than Your Biggest Giant

A number of years ago when we lived in New Albany, Ohio, I coached our oldest daughter’s middle school rec soccer team. One Saturday we traveled to a nearby community to play a team that was undefeated. When we got to the field the outcome of the game was already decided in my girls minds. The opposing team had girls […]

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Faith Is… One Step At A Time

This week the world’s longest pedestrian suspension bridge opened in Switzerland. This bridge spans the valley between Grächen and Zermatt, spanning 1,621 feet and rising 279 feet above the valley’s floor. It offers spectacular views of the Bernese Alps as well as the Matterhorn and Weisshorn. What used to take upwards of four hours, crossing the valley, now takes less […]

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Safe & Secure

In today’s world we are all looking for security and safety. We install antivirus software on our computers to keep from being hacked. We put padlocks on storage units to keep the contents safe. You probably have a list of twenty or more passwords you use to keep your accounts secure. Hopefully you run an annual credit report to see […]

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