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The Bunny

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My dog and I were sauntering around the church grounds this week when we saw a young bunny hiding in the side area of the church next to the sacristy door.  When Ella’s hunting instincts kicked in, I quickly had us walk away to avoid frightening the defenseless, little creature. ...

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Trees in Summer

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When the outside temps feel like the inside of a self-cleaning oven, I REALLY appreciate our trees.  The trees lining our sidewalks, the seemingly rare ones in the middle of parking lots, and of course, the incredible trees of our city parks.  The moment you step into Central Park for...

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Power

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This week I learned at a seminar about different types of power.  Not nuclear, solar, or coal, but the types of power that people have within organizations.  Pretty interesting stuff. There’s power that comes from the position you hold.  (The president of a board, for...

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Panic or Peace

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It’s been another week of violence in America.  In light of this week’s news cycle, it is rather easy to fall into a bad place.  A place of depression or futility, thinking “nothing will ever change.”  A place of anger or frustration, thinking, “THOSE...

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Bridges

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While driving around Louisville, my friend Deb pointed out the new bridge that links Kentucky to its northern neighbor, Indiana.  It’s called the Abraham Lincoln Bridge.  I think it’s beautiful with its graceful lines.  (It reminds me of the new Kosciuszko Bridge being...

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