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Sometimes, Help is an Eskimo

January 8, 2016 // 0 Comments

Last winter, I took my mother to see a dead body. This is much less “Stand By Me” than it sounds. A friend of hers from church passed away and she wanted to go to the [...]

Make Room for Goodness

December 27, 2015 // 0 Comments

The definition of clutter (n), according to Merriam-Webster, is “a crowded or confused mass or collection.” See also: frequent state of my thoughts and/or living space. [...]

Two Weeks : A Reflection

December 21, 2015 // 0 Comments

By Diane Dean-Epps Some people are connectors, some people are splitters, and some people are adapters. No, this isn’t the beginning of an inappropriately placed holiday ad [...]

Give the Gift of Charity This Season

November 25, 2015 // 0 Comments

Every holiday season, in the midst of chaos, you glance at a calendar, stop dead in your tracks and utter an expletive. December is around the corner. You scan the weeks and [...]

Gratitude: Give Yourself What You Give Away

November 23, 2015 // 0 Comments

I used to be thankful that I was trying to make the world a better place, trying to make people feel appreciated and loved. I wanted to lead by example. But at night, I would [...]

Simple Ways to Spread Kindness

November 15, 2015 // 0 Comments

We all have the power within ourselves to make this world a better place. It just seems the beliefs we created in our minds, such as fear of rejection, have restricted us [...]

The Miracle of Halloween

October 30, 2015 // 0 Comments

by Michelle Chouinard Halloween night is one of the most beautiful nights of the year. I’m not talking about the weather. Even here in California, that’s always a [...]
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