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The Art of Being Useful

My church has a motto that I like: “We are blessed to be a blessing.” Isn’t that lovely? I am blessed, so that I may be a blessing to others. The idea of being a blessing to the people around me fills me with purpose. Having a purpose fills me with joy. Joy is an… Continue reading The Art of Being Useful

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Death of a laptop

It’s funny how interconnected the habits of my life are. Case in point: my laptop. It died, rather unceremoniously, just before Thanksgiving. My computer fix-it guy said the motherboard was fried. Being a mother, in the middle of the holiday season, I could sympathize. When Mr. Fix-It told me how much it would be to… Continue reading Death of a laptop