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Tagged With: honesty

100-Word Stroll, 6/25/17: IF YOU SAY IT, DO IT.

“It was important to me to watch over my word.” Things stick in your mind, don’t they?  This sentence snagged mine in mid-think.  Coffee? When no one’s word means anything anymore, when every third or fourth TV ad is another law firm saying, “You might be entitled to—–“, it’s easy to get used to nobody … Continue reading »

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300-Word Stroll, 5/19/17: I’D BE DELIGHTED IF I KNEW HOW

I hope you read the passages in Psalm 37 and Proverbs 3 I mentioned a few days ago.  This will make more sense.  Grab your coffee and walk with me . . . 37:4 reads, “Delight yourself in the Lord and he will give you the desires of your heart.” That’s not a BofH credit … Continue reading »

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4/6/17: DISPISED? REJECTED?

Just read from an unknown writer: “I might have been worthless to you, but I am of great worth to myself.  Honestly, I don’t need someone who only sees the good in me. I need someone who’s seen the bad and still wants me.” Link this with, “Be kind to everyone you meet; all of … Continue reading »

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Granger: ELECTILE DISFUNCTION

“PSSSHEWWWwww!” Granger silently sipped his fresh-brewed Peet’s Big Bang medium roast, watching the play of conflicting emotions on his younger friend’s face.  Few things got to the sheriff’s deputy to the point he was speechless; Sparks had served two arduous tours in Afghanistan, survived and returned to put his experience and work ethic to good use … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll, 10/5/16: IS THAT ME IN MY MIRROR?

I was carrying on a snarky conversation, cracking wise: “Wow, bub – that face could hold a 3-day rain.”  The usual early-AM smart remarks.  It was about there when I noticed the guy wasn’t firing back, but aping my gestures.  I squinted.  Mirror. Aw, NAW, man.  That can’t be– Starboard-side hair matted and flat.  Whiskers.  … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 9/15/16: WHY MANIPULATING PEOPLE & THINGS IS LIKE COMMANDING A CAT

Cats don’t know the script.  If they did, it wouldn’t matter because cats can’t read.  If they could, it wouldn’t matter because cats are fickle.  They have an annoying tendency to do what they want. People are the same way.  People choose.  Rarely do they follow your script. The aging CEO chose his successor by … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll for 8/8/16: DO UNTO OTHERS, YADDA YADDA

Bedtime for the kids, “at-last” time for Sarah.  Boyish yelling bounced her up and running to find Tim’s two-year-old sister tightly gripping a handful of the five-year-old’s hair. Gently removing hair from the little girl’s grip, she responded in fluent PC.  Soft, reasoning “I’m-your-friend” tones.  “We didn’t mean it, did we, honey?”  To Tim:  “She doesn’t understand that hurts.” … Continue reading »

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100-Word Stroll: PROVE YOUR SAY BY WHAT YOU DO

“You are what you deliver, not what you promise.”  That was Donald Trump. “The measure of who we are is what we do with what we have.”  That was Vince Lombardi. “From everyone who has been given much, much will be demanded.”  That was Jesus (Luke 12:48). Don and Vince must’ve paid attention.  I need … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 2/18/16: A “Hole-In-The-Soul” Cost

When you want something so fervently that you’ll destroy a close friend’s reputation to get it, you can’t afford it. Are you willing to do anything to win, to get your way, to cover up, bluster, gossip or lie your way out of or beyond your words and actions?  That disqualifies you.   In the South … Continue reading »

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