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Tagged With: understanding

QTMs for 12/27/16: CLEAR THE HURDLES

See, I didn’t get that when I was in P.E.  It’s why I hated hurdles. In the Spring, Milt Durand, our P.E. teacher, took us middle schoolers all out to the cinder track.  Occasionally he figured we all needed to run hurdles. Did I mention I hated them?  I was embarrassed to even be seen with all … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 11/17/16: THE GARBAGE MARGIN: CASTING FIRST STONES

It’s amazing how many know Bible accounts while disclaiming they believe any of it. Case in point:  the ‘hoe’ the priests and their sycophants threw to the ground before Jesus.  “Whichever one of you is innocent and totally sinless, how about you throwing the first rock?” “Garbage Margin” is that wide space you give everyone around you … Continue reading »

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100-Word Strolls: AN UNKNOWN CI SURVIVOR’S PRAYER

CI is chronic illness.  Because it and its symptoms are often hidden most never realize it’s there.  CI is very real and it can be life-threatening.  I live with CI and want to share this prayer I recently found.   I pray to have a heart of love. That in this life I choose to give, and … Continue reading »

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QTMs for 6/15/16: WORDS ON THE CREASED PAGE

Hi.  I’m Dan and I’m a recovering perfectionist. My gag reflex kicked in big time; I was surly, curly-lipped with disgust and ready to rip it to shreds.  No, not the reflex.  Stay with me. Practicing perfectionists don’t use damaged things. ‘Clean’ towel have a smudge on it?  Spray some Zout on it and throw … Continue reading »

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