Tag Archives: determination

Fighting Nature

There are times when persistence is virtue and times when it is nothing more than sheer stubbornness. A cup of coffee and prayer for wisdom just might be the right way to go… Continue reading

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Passing through the Flint Hills in Late Autumn

In the vastness of the Flint Hills, I marvel at the courage and hope of the homesteaders, those whose determination wanted something more than easy lives. Continue reading

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The Other Inner Child

Sometimes finding out we aren’t as good as we think we are is exactly what we need to become better than we are. Continue reading

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Uphill & Against the Wind

Sometimes we ride uphill and against the wind. It’s not easy but we can do it! Continue reading

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A Spark of Light

Thank God for those who encourage us! You never know when a little note, or text or call might be exactly what someone you love needs… Continue reading

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Behind the Seens

Even when your hard work is not noticed by those around you, don’t give up! The good we do blesses others even when they don’t know how hard it was to get it done. Continue reading

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Ordinary Heroes

It is not the rich and famous, the heralded and exalted that I admire; it is the ordinary people who bear up under the most hell-awful circumstances. Continue reading

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