Tag Archives: new beginnings

The Ends and the Means

“The ends justify the means.” Of all the philosophies in the world, I’ve come to believe that this one is among the most innocent, but also the most dangerous. It’s been used to justify anything from cutting corners on menial tasks … Continue reading

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This Too Shall Pass

It’s been said that March comes in like a lion and goes out like a lamb. But if that’s the case, then I’ve been stuck in early March for the last five weeks! In the past month, we’ve been to … Continue reading

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Single, Divorced, or Other?

Yesterday was Valentine’s Day — another weird “first” for me in this new phase of life. For the first time in twenty years, I haven’t had to even think about what to buy, where to go to dinner, or any of … Continue reading

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Dangerous Prayers and a Sloppy Wet Kiss

Have you ever prayed a dangerous prayer? Not merely a brave or even a sacrificial type of prayer, but a truly dangerous prayer? Have you ever prayed something you’re a little squeamish about, even though you know it’s the right … Continue reading

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Becoming Unpolitical (and Happily So!)

Politics. It’s that other dirty little eight-letter word that never goes away. This day next year, we’ll be going to the polls and voting for the next president. The media will be falling all over themselves trying to predict — … Continue reading

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Another Big Decision Made

This year has been full of big decisions. Really big decisions. Some I’ve had a direct say in, while other have been completely out of my control. A couple weeks ago, I made the big decision to stay put here in Colorado, … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Spice of Life

It’s baaaa-aaack!! That’s right — Pumpkin Spice lattes are back in the stores! Along with pumpkin spice lattes, there’s pumpkin spice muffins, pumpkin spice Oreos, pumpkin spice Pop-tarts, pumpkin spice Twinkies, pumpkin spice Peeps, pumpkin spice beer, pumpkin spice pancakes, pumpkin spice burgers, and even pumpkin spice hummus. … Continue reading

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