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Columns

Wednesday, March 26th, 2008 13:11:03

Flowing Through Life

"That was quick, we weren't even in there 15 minutes," said my daughter Maggie while walking into the house after her hour and a half ballet lesson. She had resisted going to class, and I was glad that she had....

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Monday, March 10th, 2008 13:09:41

Spring Break, make sure you Break, so you will be ready to spring

Life today includes presidential campaigns, subprime mortgage problems, the war in Iraq, a possible recession, inflation with the additional pressure of being perpetually connected via technology to a world that no longer slows down, much less pauses. Wow, we really....

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Wednesday, February 20th, 2008 13:08:54

The Path to Health and Wealth, Giving and Helping Others

The economy is struggling. Some people cannot pay their bills. Others can pay their bills, but are concerned about prospects . Many are looking for the government to get involved to bail out those in need. Traditional political labels associate....

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Sunday, February 10th, 2008 13:03:25

The Land (and people) that I Love

Spring began last week. This week Easter is celebrated by Christians to commemorate the resurrection of Christ. It reminds us of God's ability to bring life where there was only death. In spring, the new buds on the plants remind....

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Friday, February 8th, 2008 13:02:00

Success in the Classroom; One Teachable moment at a time

Last week, I tagged along with a Leadership Atlanta group, and visited the Ron Clark Academy, a school that opened last fall in southeast Atlanta. It's named for the 2000 Disney American Teacher Award Winner and the lead figure in....

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Tuesday, January 22nd, 2008 13:01:17

Truth and Consequences trumps “Love and Consequences”

The real story is almost as good as the fictional one but not quite. Cindi Seltzer Hoffman must have been shocked when she read "A refugee from Gangland," a February 28, 2008 profile in the New York Times™ Home and....

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Saturday, January 19th, 2008 12:53:24

Take a break and meditate

While hard work gets us ahead, there appear to be limits. It's often the times of rest and recovery that provide us with the energy we need to work hard. In today's ultra-connected worlds of Blackberrys, iPhones, e-mail and Twitter....

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Wednesday, January 16th, 2008 12:51:43

Straightforward and Honest rather than Deceptive and Sneaky

With two young children in the house, our family has had our share of mealtime battles. My husband and I have learned that, if we are firm about enforcing the rules, they eventually sink in; the battles become less frequent....

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Monday, January 14th, 2008 12:44:22

It’s not just how you look, it’s how you think

You already know eat better, and less, and exercise more and you'll lose weight and look better. What you may not know is that walking might help you think better. In "Be smart, exercise your heart: exercise effects on brain....

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Saturday, January 12th, 2008 12:40:30

After Mardi Gras, a time for rest, reflection and humbling

Lent began last week on February 6. It ends March 23 with the celebration of Easter. In the Christian tradition, the Lenten period is a time of fasting and prayer, preparation and reflection in anticipation of Easter, which commemorates the....

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