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Endings and Beginnings

As a kid, after my parents put me and my sisters to bed, I would sometimes sneak back out to a hidden spot on the stairwell to eavesdrop on the adult conversation. My mother and father seemed happier at that … Continue reading

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The Seeds of Goodwill

Picture yourself walking alone on a path leading to your home or job.  Up ahead you see another person walking in your direction, someone with whom you’re not acquainted.  You are two strangers passing each other and you feel mildly … Continue reading

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