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Saturday, January 19, 2019

DEAR SEAN

I don’t like your writing because you are a dumbass. Thanks, I DON’T CARE IF YOU USE MY NAME DEAR I-DON’T-CARE: Let’s go back in time. Now, of course, I don’t know your personal story, but let’s be theoretical here. Pretend your mother and father just met two minutes ago. The circumstances that...
Letting all of what go? Oh you know, all the to do’s, the supposed to’s, the obligations, the must haves, the...

The Lotus Life

By Lauren Catanese “The mind is like a monkey.” Said the monk who was teaching me to meditate. I was in a temple in Penom Phen, Cambodia. I knew exactly what the monk meant. My mind was raving from, “ Am I doing this right, how will I know, is...
By Rev. Pete Hyde He sits at the bar slowly turning his wedding ring only stopping to reach for the drink sitting in a pool of condensation and melted ice.  The words race through his mind. “What happened ?  How did I end up here? I thought I had it...

SOUTHERN BELLES

 By Sean Dietrich Her words were a trip backward on the timeline. Suppers on church grounds, childhoods with calloused feet. Chicken pens,...
The Life That Some Dogs Lead It all starts with the choice to breed, Not even thinking it's more mouths to feed. So cute and cuddly when they arrive, But how many of them will actually survive? All these things they should consider, Yet still they sell to the highest bidder. Not even knowing where they'll...

Vulnerability

By Lauren Catanese “Owning our story and loving ourselves through that process is the bravest thing that we will ever do.” –Brene...

Just Sayin’

Escape Claws Photo by Rhonda C ShaeferFrom the beginning I struggled...
By Kirk McCarley Some who read these articles might wonder what it is I do besides write articles. When I share, “I’m a Career and Life Coach,” a few comment, “that’s nice; good article.” If you haven’t used a coach, you may have some questions about how coaching works and what...

A Pastor’s Ponderigs

By Rev. Pete Hyde Just a mile or two east of the small, (population 200) rural town situated in the vast, open, windy, "big sky" plains of western Oklahoma is the Lochman ranch. It is a modest spread in terms of size, but has feature not found on many of the larger arid...

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