Monthly Archives: March 2011

Doing Unto Others

There’s doing unto others and then there’s DOING UNTO OTHERS. I remember once as a kid giving my explanation of the Golden Rule to one of my younger siblings. “If someone does something to you that you don’t like, do … Continue reading

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True Strength

A strength taken to an extreme becomes a weakness. This adage isn’t new to me but I experienced it in a different way on my latest pilgrimage to the Middle East. For the first time, Jordan was included in my … Continue reading

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L’chai-im!

It’s official … I’ve outlived my mother. On November 28, 2010, I was the exact age my mom was when the cancer finally won the war the two of them had been battling for several years. Her “denouement” occurred on … Continue reading

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Be All You Can Be

No, this isn’t a plug for the army. Nor is it a plucky DaleCarnegieAnthonyRobbinsJackCanfield-esque attempt at motivation. It’s simply a helpful reminder. Many neighborhoods in Baltimore, like most cities, set aside a certain night each month (especially during warmer weather) … Continue reading

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Tell Me a Story

Are there sweeter words to a storyteller’s ear? This past fall I performed at my sister’s church in Lake Charles, Louisiana. Among other things, I told a number of stories during the Sunday school hour to a group of pre-K … Continue reading

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