Overwhelmed

The ebb and flow of life can sometimes be a little much for us it seems. Lately for me it feels like the days are flying by and things just keep piling up. Once something gets fixed then another problem shows up. I often find myself becoming increasingly frustrated to the point of giving up.
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Today Counts

Five days a week I drive fifty miles from my home early in the morning to work a job.  Often I do this while complaining about some guy that just cut me off or just being generally depressed about dragging myself in for another day of work.  Upon arrival I put in my time like
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The home of a writer

This week my family and I took a trip to the Florida Keys.  It was a great adventure that I hate to return from.  I have seen smiling teenagers (hard to come by) and a seasick wife (not as surprising as the smiling teenagers).  The water there was blue and clear and the sun shone
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Perfect Peace

Early in the week my truck started acting strange.  If you are acquainted with older model vehicles like I am this kind of behavior is all to familiar.  To most people this would mean that it was time to see the mechanic.  I am not most people.  The warning signs that my ride was sending out simply
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To Create

  Sometimes, at my job, I hear an almost audible scream of frustration echoing through my head.  Oh, it’s a fine job with good pay and great benefits, certainly nothing to be ungrateful about.  I suspect that I am not alone in this sentiment.  I believe that many people today are unsatisfied in their work.
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Country Folks Count

I had no initial knowledge in my life that one place was of more importance than another. I did not understand that being from a rural area in Alabama meant that somehow my lot was insignificant, overshadowed by the regal position of those that inhabited the city. Then, before a pee wee football game against
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Who Am I ?

  The challenge in trying to give hope to others is often made difficult by our own thoughts. Somewhere in our minds insecurity rears its ugly head and thwarts our efforts to help others. These are some of the questions we could have. How can I spread hope to the world when I am so
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Dance With The One That Brought You

One early morning this week I stepped out the front door and there waiting for me was our family dog, Charlie.  This would not have been unusual but as of late Charlie has been prone to wander.  For you who have not lived in the country, many of us here try not to put our
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What Do I Know?

Let me begin by saying how delighted I am that you would take the time to stop by my little slice of cyberspace. Since you are here I will assume that you, like me, are a person that has a life full of ups and downs. I sometimes find myself on the mountain top while
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