“Courage is knowing what not to fear.” Plato Oh, fear—you are my eternal nemesis! But I am well aware of your presence, so you no longer
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Some things naturally go together like salt and pepper and bread and butter. But faith and fear, most would argue, are exact opposites, right? No one
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Saturday, Doug and I went to a local bike shop to look for a new bike for me—it’s finally time to retire my 30-year-old Trek. The guy at the b
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Have you ever said, “Ok, we’v tried it your way, now let’s try mine“? Of course you have. I know for me, when I utter those wo
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A long time ago people thought the world was flat—and that made perfect sense. As you looked out at the horizon, the world appeared as though it jus
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A couple of weeks ago, Doug and I went on a bike ride with friends. We ended our ride with lunch at an outdoor cafe in Hopewell. After lunch, our frie
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A while ago, friends asked if we would like to bike to Lambertville, NJ, where we could enjoy lunch at some restaurant along the Delaware. It sounded
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About five years ago, I was at a lacrosse tournament with my son in Massachusetts. During one of his breaks we all went to Subway to get a b
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I recently read an anonymous quote that asserted one form of h*ll is meeting the person you could have been. Can you imagine that meeting? I can feel
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In the past few weeks I have been on a number of Zoom Video Communications calls with various different businesses to address stress and I h
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“The thing you fear most has no power. Your fear of it is what has the power. Facing the truth really will set you free.” ~ Oprah Winfrey
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Have you ever heard of the “vagus nerve?” For some of you in the health profession, I am sure the answer is yes, but for many others, this
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“Nothing in the world causes so much misery as uncertainty.” ~ Martin Luther  The one thing we all have plenty of right now, in addit
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“Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are.” ~ Mason Cooley I doubt Cooley knew how poignant his words would be i
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“Stand up straight and realize who you are, that you tower over your circumstances.” ~ Maya Angelou Depending on who you are, it’s
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Do you find yourself “occasionally” panicking about the pandemic? I would imagine that all of us have had at least one moment where we let
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“To escape fear, you have to go through it.” Richie Norton Fear and panic are definitely the overriding emotion I am hearing about from fr
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How brave were you when you were 23 years old? I don’t mean that “stupid brave” we all had the capacity for in our early 20’s,
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Last night, on our flight home from London, we experienced some rather jarring turbulence. The middle-aged woman who sat behind me and and my daughter
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There is a lurking force that can rob us of our happiness, confidence, and hope; it sends us spiraling from a self-assured state of mind to one of wor
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