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Robert Parks Johnson
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He not busy being born is busy dying.
He not busy being born is busy dying.

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"Hope and Change, Part Deux": The Other Story of Trump
Since the election, I’ve been trying to understand. How did good people choose a man I think so little of to be President? That's the question I’ve been asking.  Yes, I’ve gotten plenty of snark and condescension in response.  I’ve been called “Libtard” and...

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#BuildThatBridge: ... And I'm Talking, Too
This essay is a companion to my previous one entitled “I’m Listening...” I hope you’ll read that one first. That’s how I developed them and that’s how my thinking is moving.   I want to listen first. I want to understand. I want to find the common ground th...

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#BuildThatBridge: I'm Listening...
“I like to listen. I have learned a great deal from listening carefully. Most people never listen.” ~ Ernest Hemingway Losing hurts when the stakes are so high. Godwin’s law had been validated and surpassed months before. Evil people had elected a combinati...

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Meditation for Labor Day
The wisdom of the scribe depends on the opportunity of leisure;   only the one who has little business can become wise.  How can one become wise who handles the plough,    and who glories in the shaft of a goad, who drives oxen and is occupied with their wo...

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Have Fun, Work Up a Sweat, and to Rehydrate When You're Done
In today's BWD, dance like you just don't care who's watching, maintain your progress, and turn the task of drinking water into a treat. May it bless you. BURNING FAT BY SHAKING YOUR BOOTY Bad news for the No Pain No Gain crowd, especially when it comes to ...

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Discipline, Connection, and Unity through Yoga
In this edition of BWG: a look at Yoga for those of us who can't touch our head to our heel, stand on one foot for the weekend, or allow ourselves to be viewed from behind wearing spandex. May it bless you! There's no question that Yoga can be beautiful to ...

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Jury Duty
Fayette County Circuit Court, Lexington KY August jurors, your service is now complete. The Fayette Circuit Court appreciates your time and effort.   And with these words I am honorably discharged by the friendly lady on the recorded juror hotline. I'm goin...

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Book Review: Victor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning
The first half of Man's Search for Meaning , tells of Dr. Frankl's time in German concentration camps. It's easy for us to become numb to these stories; we've heard them so many times before. But Frankl is not telling them for the sake of horror, rather he ...

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Dreams Do Come True, and Some of Them...
Yes, I am a Rich Man! Stop me if you've heard this. When they told me I was probably dying, they told me my only chance was to fight. So I had to decide what I wanted to fight for. I had to have a reason to live. Why would I want to stay alive? I had no car...

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Honey Psalm
Reverence for the L ord is pure, lasting forever. The laws of the L ord are true; each one is fair. They are more desirable than gold, even the finest gold. They are sweeter than honey, even honey dripping from the comb. ~Psalm 19: 9-10 Blessing pouring ove...
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