Category Archives: Happy

When Your Body Doesn’t Work

It is easy to assume that when you get older, your body will be a bit slower. It is easy to assume that if you are young and have a good job, you will be able to retire comfortably. It … Continue reading

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Courage under Fire

It is Sunday morning, and I am once again late to church but determined to go.  I moved to this new town in east Texas a few months ago, and I know two people.  It’s time to make some friends … Continue reading

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Amidst the Storm

It is good to be alone at times, but when you know a storm is coming, there is safety in numbers.  Especially, if those numbers are on your side, and you know the storm will be hitting them, too. On … Continue reading

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Rich vs. Poor

It’s time for me to confess the truth.  Apparently, I cannot write any other way. I have to bear my soul and my truth. I just moved to an east Texas town; I don’t presently have a job; I need … Continue reading

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Barefoot Cowboys

I’m a born and raised Texan.  I was born in the 50s on New Years Day in a small west Texas town. I grew up on the border of Juarez and El Paso.  Flash forward a few years, and I worked … Continue reading

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Running Toward Others

I’ve had the pleasure of working at a call center for almost a year. Most of the people who sit in my circle do not look like me. They are younger and their skin is much darker than mine. I’ve learned … Continue reading

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Dogs and Smiles

There is a wonderful pet adoption program that I’ve been able to be a part of.  It’s called appropriately, “Love on Wheels”. It turns out that there are some places in the northern states of the U.S. that have a … Continue reading

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