Windowpane Thinker…

Recently, while sitting on the bus during an early morning commute, I glimpsed a young man through the reflection of the bus window and something about him grabbed my attention. He was leaning alongside a large glass building, clearly lost in thought. A thinker out for a smoke.  It was the look on his face that

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Freedom From Want

Thanksgiving is a special day because most of us offer up a collective “thanks” for all that we have. The iconic artwork for Thanksgiving is Norman Rockwell’s “Freedom from Want” depicting the perfect family with Grandma and Grandpa serving up a perfectly cooked turkey.  Even those who haven’t seen the original painting may be familiar

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Be Careful What You Wish For …

Be careful what you wish for … doesn’t that piece of advice seem contradictory to everything we’ve ever been taught?  Millions of shooting stars have witnessed the upturned faces of yearning souls who are in turn watching the cosmic-fire streaking across the sky while whispering their hope-filled wishes. Almost as if the stars themselves were

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