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Wonder Wonderfully

When we’re little, we see everything with wonder. When we grow up, we see things and wonder. When we’re old, we wonder how much we missed. When we’ve arrived, it’s wonderful. Seeing my parents hide their grandchildren’s Easter eggs and Easter baskets around our property yesterday was a real treat; Read more…

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Life Two Handed

When you’re learning to do something new, don’t worry if you need to use two hands when everyone else is using one. It’s part of getting better. Proficiency is a sign of maturity. Take it slow. Ask for help. Pride can often do more damage than inability. Resist the tendency Read more…

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The Art of Measuring

Except for the rapid adolescent years, which involve a lot of acne, vocal squeals, and disproportionate appendages, growth is most often a slow, quiet process that is only noticed after a examining a start and end point separated by a long period of time. Even harder than noticing physical growth Read more…

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Toothless

If I told you someone was missing teeth, what’s the first thought that comes to your mind? I know what comes to mine. That person is a boxer, a hockey player, or a drunk. Or they’re old. But what if I told you the person was 6? Sometimes we mistake Read more…