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A Trip to the Mailbox, Part 3: A Memorial Day Tribute

Harry wasn’t sure what he would do to entertain his ten-year-old grandson for a summer, especially since he didn’t have electricity in his old cabin in the mountains. But Harry couldn’t remember the last time he had been this excited, or nervous. Gladys had been gone for ten years now and often the loneliness overwhelmed […]

An Abandoned Bag of Groceries: The Power of Positive Interpretation

“No one can ever take away from us our power to interpret our own circumstances.”– Dr. Vincent Amanor Boadu- Kansas State University I was bundled like an Eskimo plowing through the bitter wind screaming through the streets of Washington, DC, when I spotted a paper grocery bag sitting by a lamppost. I’m obviously from the […]