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    Higher Living Reflections

    The Individual Life

    The apple tree never asks the beech how it should grow; nor the lion, the horse, how he should take his prey. – William Blake How many times have you said or heard another say at a moment of personal triumph, “I can’t believe this” or “This doesn’t happen to me.” Yet, because it has, she is suspended in disbelief. A good friend recently accepted a position, one that he had ached to pursue his entire life yet resisted because…

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    Giving Thanks

    Thanksgiving has become my favorite holiday. The reason lies in its simplicity: The day is not laden with fervor. Rather, it is premised on a simple construct: Offering gratitude. My friend…

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    Only Your Shadow Knows

    “Hello, darkness, my old friend, I’ve come to talk to you again” – Paul Simon Daylight Savings Time ends this weekend. The afternoon’s light will decrease and continue to lose its…

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    It’s a great pumpkin

    My friend Leadville Laurel McHargue asks her readers’ for their opinions about pumpkins. “When you first see them, do you smile, or does a chill run down your spine because you…