Category Archives: friendship

Postcard from Canada


To experience how the pebble of ordinary life could be transformed into a jewel through the magic eyes of travel, we have once again taken to the road along the Canadian Rockies. It’s been three years since we had been … Continue reading

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Crossing the Border


The Monday Morning Poem of the Week brings you this wry reminder of the signposts in our lives. Since it’s a journey which we all take, we might as well enjoy it with a mix of dry humor. Crossing the … Continue reading

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Scenes From the Children’s Hospital


Last night I called a friend who I saw recently during a memorable road trip up the Coast. A few days after we were together, he called me back with the shocking news that he was just diagnosed with advanced … Continue reading

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The Power of Being a Friend


The following story was shared with me by a friend. It’s a story some of you may already have seen, as it has been passed on to many, but in case you haven’t read it before, it’s a great reminder, … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving and Friendship


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Why We Blog


One Is the Loneliest Number Three Dog Night sang it. Poets and writers have written of it. Movies and plays have portrayed it. The essential loneliness of our human existence and our yearning for connection is a primal force driving … Continue reading

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The Challenge of Making Friends


I recently lost a close friend to Covid. I’ve also become a part of the demographic where we attend more funerals than weddings. This forces me to survey the few friends I have left, and the difficulties we face in … Continue reading

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Friendship


FRIENDSHIP “You can always tell a real friend: when you made a fool of yourself, he doesn’t feel you’ve done a permanent job.”  – Laurence J. Peter Someone once said that love demands less of us than friendship, though the … Continue reading

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New Beginnings Are Hard


New beginnings are hard. Sometimes we make a conscious choice to start over again, or at least change directions. At other times, the decision is forced upon us. Regardless how it comes about, change represents both danger and opportunity. In … Continue reading

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Stress


I have some VIP visitors coming and going for the next six weeks, so here is piece from the Archives. Stress A lecturer when explaining stress management to an audience,Raised a glass of water and asked“How heavy is this glass … Continue reading

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