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The Lesson Of The Lightening Bug

One night this summer I was walking my dogs and not only was there an enormous amount of fire-flies flitting about, there was lightening streaking across the sky, and it was rather magical. Curiosity I got curious (as I am wont to do) about how and why their butts light up. I used to catch these little guys in jars …

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When Worry Interferes With Your Life

Sometimes you want to do something, and you just can’t, you don’t have the resources, the money, the time. Worry consumes you. For about a month I knew that there was a probability of going on a vacation to meet my parents and extended step-dad’s family in Michigan. But… I Couldn’t Get My Hopes Up Time off was iffy for …

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Lucy And The Bug: A Story With A Moral

Living on the first floor certainly has its completely-different-challenges then living on the third floor. As strange as it is, I keep wrangling morals from my bug catching adventures, there is another one with this story. A Spider Named Lucy The last time I was invaded by a fuzzy spider he was between the patio glass door and the screen …

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Overcoming One Fear At A Time

Facing Our Fears I offered some suggestions about how we can start overcoming some of our fears, and I am here now to show you one of my personal fears and to walk through my personal thoughts and reactions in how I am working to overcome it. (This is so that you can visually see how I am working through …

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Fear Sucks Like Spiderman Loosing Webbing!

Two events inspired this post: I caught my fear in plastic-ware. Scott posted this blog about fear: “What your fears really mean“ I started following @nametagscott a few weeks ago, and I find some of his posts rather interesting. (I think Scott’s post about fear is amazing.) There once was a fuzzy black spider. He was trapped! Trapped between the …