Category Archives: Lessons from my journey

Believing In Yourself

Today I am going to write about something I struggle with a great deal: believing in myself. Lately I’ve been reading through a great deal of the self-help and motivation type blogs. They are quite popular. I guess it’s what … Continue reading

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Loving Enough to Let Go

True love is not selfish. True love will seek the welfare of the one we love above our own desires. It’s been well over two decades now, but I can scarcely think of the event without tearing up. My daughter … Continue reading

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Responding to Suffering

Suffering is the great equalizer in life. Nobody is immune. It can hit the rich, the poor; the smart,  the stupid; the educated, the uneducated; and the talented as well as the untalented. Nobody really knows when the bottom is … Continue reading

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Thirty Years of Sobriety

Today marks my thirtieth year of sobriety. Thirty years ago I was in the Marine Corps. I had just returned from my 2nd deployment overseas at the end of 1986. Within just a couple months of buying a car, I … Continue reading

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Life in Songs: Long line of losers (Part 2)

This post is a series within a series. The primary series is Life in Song, which discusses songs that have had an impact on my life. This is part 2 of a song called, “Long Line of Losers” which was … Continue reading

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Life in Songs: Long Line of Losers (Part 1)

Long line of losers is a song written by Kevin Fower and Kim Trimble. It was recorded by Montgomery Gentre in 2009 and peaked at number 23 on the country music charts. I fell in love with this song the … Continue reading

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Running life’s race

I’m a runner. I may be slower than a turtle swimming in molasses during the winter, but I still fit the description. I’m not always sure why I’m a runner. I’m not any good at it, and I certainly don’t … Continue reading

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