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Do You Exercise this Source of Amazing Strength!

When is the last time you laughed so hard you couldn’t breathe?  The kind of laughter that made you scramble for a tissue and made your ribs hurt the next day. The average four-year-old laughs 300 times a day, a 40-year-old, only four. If you doubt those figures, watch this clip of my four-year-old grandson, Tyler.  Time it!  Then do …

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Are You Having A Contraction?

It’s Lighten Up monday I have a friend that wrote “Good Grief” an inspiring story of how she navigated the stormy waters of illness and tragic loss. She also wrote about the thoughtless things people say to friends in pain. I should have read her book before speaking to my wife in the delivery room!   [youtube id=”ajPhBEVsfDg”] Duh!  Think …

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The Confused Stage Of Life

It’s Monday!  Time to Lighten up and Live.  I hope this clip from our DVD Fully Alive gives you a running start on a great day.  A true story frosted with a dose of exaggeration! [youtube id=”hxYkAFEP6Hk”] Is it just me?  Any one else out there living in the confused stage of life?

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Life Lessons Learned Standing Naked in an Icy Mountain Stream?

When my daughters were small our family often went camping.  It was important to camp near a crystal-clear stream so we could have a source of drinking water and bathe once in a while.  These ice cold streams were fed by mountain top snow fields.  Bathing took hours—a few seconds for the actual bath, a few hours working up the …

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A Creepy Memory from the Past

There are some things that slip from this earth unnoticed and unremembered, lost until some sound or smell brings their memory back in vivid detail? That’s what happened last night when I tried to retrieve a favorite pen from behind the clothes drier.   I climbed on top of the running drier and “Shazam ” I was transported back 40 years.