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When Dreams Come True

When Dreams Come True

It’s real! My dream is now a reality! This quote sums up my inspiration for the week: Of all the things that wisdom provides to help one live one’s entire life in happiness, the greatest by far is the possession of friendship. –Epicurious Amen! Such has been my experience in the last seven days. Old […]

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For city's welfare, we must do more than bloom

For city’s welfare, we must do more than bloom

One of the most valuable lessons I learned from my mother was, “Bloom where you are planted.” Mom enjoyed her role as a pastor’s wife and found ways to join and actively participate in every community where we lived. “We need to plug in, kids,” I can hear her saying after each one of our […]

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When Blooming Isn’t Enough: My Father’s Challenge

When Blooming Isn’t Enough: My Father’s Challenge

My mother’s advice to “bloom where you are planted” can be difficult, especially when life lands us in places we did not plan to go. But leave it to my father to challenge us even more (published Sunday in my Looking Homeward column at The Herald-Dispatch below.) “Plant where you are blooming,” he said. If […]

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