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fable of the strong fearful woman

For years, our heroine—we’ll call her “Elizabeth” because she likes the name—had struggled to create security for herself. She’d moved to area untroubled by tornadoes, hurricanes, or earthquakes… …then entered well-paid profession that promised future stability.  Her employer—a large but … Continue reading

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fable of the magical brooms

An old solitary woman, having cleaned her own home quite well… …got on her magical broom and flew to various villages, looking for houses that needed sweeping. Whenever she found a dwelling of dust and dirt, she’d swoop down to … Continue reading

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what kind of cat am I?

“The Most Important Thing is How You See Yourself” Who could argue with those words from a motivational poster? Me, that’s who.  And here’s why: The poster shows a cute kitten staring into a mirror.  The mirror reflects a fully-grown … Continue reading

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Heroic Survivors

  I hate to admit it, but I was a bit envious of the numbers that the survivors group drew… A few years ago, I started a book study group entitled “Myths and Legends of Our Lives”.  We met at … Continue reading

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