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8 Things I Love to Do, But Never Do

Is there anything that you absolutely love doing, but (for one reason or another) you never do it? Maybe it’s too expensive or impractical. Maybe it’s difficult or requires too much effort. Whatever the case may be, it can feel … Continue reading

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I Promised God I Would Write This

In the early morning of Friday, November 26, 2021, I was doing my daily workout. I wasn’t even halfway through when I felt an unmistakable feeling, almost like a voice whispering to me to pay attention. I stopped what I … Continue reading

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I’ve Reached a Critical Turning Point in My Life

A few months ago, I wrote about my inability to deal with stressful and frustrating situations. I ended on a hopeful note that I’d try to work on that character flaw, even though I didn’t know how to measure my … Continue reading

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If I Could Do Anything for a Day…

My team at work likes to do fun things to liven up our meetings. One of those things is to have participants answer a series of questions. At the start of October, a longtime coworker of mine was the first … Continue reading

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No Article Today

I apologize to my wonderful readers, but I am unable to publish a new article today. I have several written, but my support staff and I are too sick to make use of them. It’s actually just my wife and … Continue reading

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The Quality I Admire Most in James Bond

I imagine most people admire James Bond for his good looks, charm, wit, strength, and attractiveness to high-class women. Those are all positive qualities. But what I admire most about him is his ability to stay cool in high-pressure situations.

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3 Lessons I Learned from Being Miraculously Healed

Sometimes I have to go through an extremely painful situation to learn a valuable lesson. This happened once again last month. And I learned three important things from it.

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I’m Concerned About the Future of My Alma Mater

I debated talking about this at all, but I think it’s an important topic to address. I graduated from Brigham Young University more than a decade ago. My parents attended that same school many years before, but they never pressured … Continue reading

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My Permanent Scar and What It Represents

Monday, June 7, 2021 started like any other workday. Or, at least, it started like I used to consider normal for a workday. I got up at my usual ridiculously early time to get in a good workout before putting … Continue reading

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I Struggle to Sit Through Frustrating Film Scenes Like These

I finally watched My Cousin Vinny a few weeks ago, and I have some things to say about it. I had heard for years that it’s a great movie, and I was missing out by not watching it. But for … Continue reading

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