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We’re all in this together (and a way for us to gather online)

Now that I’ve been home a grand total of two days after two months on the road, it’s given me a bit of perspective and space to reflect. And do much-needed laundry. But while I fold, I also reflect. I’ve only been to a few places here in my small town in the past 48 (read more…)

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Think and act local

As you start this week, don’t forget to think local. Yeah, you probably see stickers in storefront windows all over your town: think local, act global. Or however that goes. But there really is some important truth there. As most of you know, my family and I returned home this past weekend after two months (read more…)

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Weekend links

Learning to hand over the day :: Inspired RD Let’s all be brave :: Annie Downs Plate spinning, juggling, and letting go of perfection :: Crystal Stine How to fall in like with your kids :: Lisa-Jo Baker How I discovered a life-changing, unexpected key to happiness :: Joshua Becker on Storyline “I alone cannot (read more…)

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On gratitude

As you start this week, remember as you watch the other parents in your co-op or the carpool line who seem to have their act together that they, too, have their own little human insecurities. When your old oven misbehaves, or the butt in your jeans is just a little too tight, remember that new (read more…)

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Weekend links

The secret success of bloggers :: The Inspired Room Teen to government: change your typeface, save millions :: CNN There is no that :: Fizzle 25 charts of negotiation styles around the world :: Business Insider Ford’s parody of Cadillac’s “Poolside” commercial we all hated :: AdWeek “The more we let God take us over, (read more…)

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