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I like to have a plan.  Even if I don’t have it written down I like to have an idea about how I’m going to accomplish something.  Sometimes I hold back from making a decision because I don’t have a detailed plan.   I’m not going to do that anymore.   Don’t let the absence…

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Anne Lamott wrote in Bird by Bird  “To be a good writer, you not only have to write a great deal but you have to care. You do not have to have a complicated moral philosophy. But a writer always tries, I think, to be part of the solution, to understand a little about life…

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I read this prayer by Sir Francis Drake years ago and fell in love with it. I found a copy of it recently when cleaning my nightstand. On top of my nightstand is a beautiful mess of favorite books, Bibles, journals, and pens. A notebook that I don’t open often is there too. It stands…

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My “to do” list for the weekend wasn’t long. Go to the grocery store.  Done.  My husband does a lot of this lately but my family says I do it better. Actually do something with the food I buy at the grocery store and cook a great meal.  Done.  This made my family very happy.…

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