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Teen: Seeking Compassionate Life With Passion

Dear Friends, Just returned from our Yearly Meeting (Quaker speak for our annual get-together where we do business, socialize and seek and share Spirit with others–and eat, and laugh and watch how fast our children have grown since last year). … Continue reading

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About Those Personal Comfort Zones

Children WATCH the adults int their lives, to determine their own Comfort Zones.  It is so important that we all realize that we ARE ON STAGE when it comes to young eyes, hearts and brains. Without realizing it, we humans … Continue reading

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Adding Relationship Glue for Tweens and Teens

We used to have a rule when we went camping that there could not being electronics.  It seemed quite easy to enforce, as the only thing the kids had were cassette players with earphones.  Do you remember those “olden days” … Continue reading

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She’s A Runaway, BUT Still At Home

One of our younger neighbors moved yesterday afternoon.  Right after school.  No notice to any of us (our dead-end street provides extra “community” for those who live on it). What a shock.  Then the phone started to ring. “It’s because … Continue reading

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Teenagers Need to Practice Relationships With Parental Guidance

Are you pleased with the young man your daughter has chosen to “go out with?” Do you feel comfortable with the young lady that your son is “thinking about?” If you are able to answer “YES” to one or both … Continue reading

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If She’s So Smart, Why Can’t She . . .

How is it that Layla, our Corgi/Australian Shepard rescued dog, can be so super canine smart and learn her “rights”and “lefts” and still can’t fathom how to walk in the heel position? After fifteen months of having Layla with us, … Continue reading

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When Personal Strengths Become Weaknesses

I was speaking with a young teenager yesterday, who presented me with the opportunity to talk about my “Rule of Thumb” belief: “Our Greatest Strength Can Be Our Greatest Weakness” Thank goodness we each have strengths that when combined in … Continue reading

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