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Thursday, January 16th, 2014 09:04:52

American People First

The start of the year is when many companies, organizations, families and people review their plans and their priorities. This process often includes deciding where they should focus their time, energy and effort, and how to judge, at year's end,....

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Thursday, January 9th, 2014 09:04:21

2014 Political Battle Lines

The discord between Democrats and Republicans regarding the three-month extension of unemployment benefits will be used by the Democrats for political fodder against the Republicans, if Republicans let them. The mid-term elections during a president's second term tend to be....

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Thursday, January 2nd, 2014 09:03:42

Ten Ways to Start the New Year Fresh — Again

It's the beginning of a new year and a great chance to start over -- but how? Here are 10 ways to gain a fresh start in 2014. 1. What's past is past. Wipe all the disappointments of 2013 and....

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Thursday, December 26th, 2013 09:02:55

Relationships and Amnesia

The week between Christmas and New Years has always been one of my favorite times of the year. The hustle and bustle of Christmas is past, and the resolutions of the New Year have not yet kicked in, so the....

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Thursday, December 19th, 2013 09:02:14

Christmas Miracles

"Miracle on 34th Street," "White Christmas," and "It's a Wonderful Life" are among my favorite Christmas movies. All three stories revolve around people, connections and miracles. In "Miracle on 34th Street," Natalie Wood plays Susan, a second-grader raised by her....

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Thursday, December 5th, 2013 09:00:51

Are We Sick of Him Yet?

We were sitting in a sunroom, swapping stories, news and updates when the question was asked, "Why did they get divorced?" We leaned forward in anticipation of a standard response; "he was having an affair," or "she was having an....

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Thursday, November 28th, 2013 08:59:56

Giving

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. A day of family gatherings, feasting, football and the last respite before the start of the Christmas shopping season. The focus is on spending time together rather than giving gifts and attending cocktail....

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Thursday, November 21st, 2013 08:59:12

Anniversaries Remind Us of Our Work

This month, our nation has two pivotal anniversaries: the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address by President Abraham Lincoln (Nov. 19), and the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy (Nov. 22). The first anniversary reflects the....

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Thursday, November 14th, 2013 08:58:28

Baby Angel

Autumn has always been a transitional season for me. As a child, I saw it as the time when the carefree days of summer changed to conform with the structure and requirements of school. The same held true through college....

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Thursday, November 7th, 2013 08:57:44

A Need for Real — Not Fake — Transformation

Transformation is fascinating, especially when the change is dramatic and you can see it happen before your very eyes. That point was underscored to me this week by "Body Evolution" by Global Democracy, a video that was released two years....

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