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Brave
brave brāv ~ adjective

• possessing or exhibiting courage or courageous endurance verb (used with object)
• to meet or face courageously: to brave misfortunes
• to defy; challenge; dare

Resilient
re·sil·ient  ri-zil-ee-uhnt ~ adjective

• springing back; rebounding
• returning to the original form or position after being bent, compressed, or stretched
• recovering readily from illness, depression, adversity, or the like; buoyant

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Put Down Your Shovel

American business magnate Warren Buffet shares some profound advice about how to get unstuck in life: “The most important thing to do if you find yourself in a hole is to stop digging.” Stop digging? … [Read More...]

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Weeds in Your Own Backyard

True confessions time. I am NOT a fan of weeds (like them less than squirrels). Last summer, I once again put down double layers of weed barrier under my landscaping rocks. And the pesky weeds have … [Read More...]

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Pace Yourself

Some of us get a little ahead of ourselves. We dash ahead, zip around, keep the balls rolling. We are multi-taskers with a superb ability to juggle and zigzag the challenges in our path. Watch out … [Read More...]

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Shutting Down Your Day

About a year and half ago, I posted a poignant description of sunsets and the day’s end from a collection of poems by author and singer John Fischer. Last fall I captured this serene sunset near my … [Read More...]

Quotables

It doesn’t matter how great the pressure is. What really matters is where the pressure lies—whether it comes between you and God or whether it presses you nearer His heart. — Hudson Taylor