The Things We Carry

We all carry things through life. John Bunyan, that sage Christian writer from the 1600’s, described the pilgrim’s life from prison, being no stranger to burdens borne. Tim O’Brien in The Things They Carried described the emotional baggage of war, of horrific sights and lessons learned. He wrote that soldiers “carried all they could bear, […]

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Stepping Stones

Life is understood looking backward but lived looking forward. True, isn’t it? We seldom see the path before us and where, over time, the myriad of branches leads, but opportunities are nevertheless around every twist and corner. Markus Zusak, author of The Book Thief, is credited with aptly saying, “…one opportunity leads directly to another, […]

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