Archive for February, 2013

You Have Worth

Judging others makes us blind, whereas love is illuminating. By judging others we blind ourselves to our own evil and to the grace which others are just as entitled to as we are.                   Dietrich Bonhoeffer          There is nothing you could ever say or do that would make us love you any less.  […]

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Visiting with Her

One of the most valuable things we can do to heal one another is listen to each other’s stories.      Rebecca Falls We met with her in a local restaurant.   Her husband’s cancer is progressing, and lately, noticeably faster.   He is dying.   She needed to talk.   She offered to buy us tea on that cold […]

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To Laugh Properly

Here is our fifth and final post based on the wonderful article the Top Five Regrets of the Dying.   This article gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to living life fully and abundantly.    We hope that you have been inspired by its wisdom and what it teaches us about what really matters in life.  5. I […]

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The Glue that Holds Life and Faith Together

  Here is our fourth post based on the wonderful article the Top Five Regrets of the Dying.   This article gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to living life fully and abundantly.    We hope that you’ll be inspired by its wisdom and what it teaches us about what really matters in life.  Each day we are […]

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I Wish I Had the Courage

Here is our third post based on the wonderful article the Top Five Regrets of the Dying.   This article gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to living life fully and abundantly.    We hope that you’ll be inspired by its wisdom and what it teaches us about what really matters in life.  Each day we blog we’ll […]

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I Wish I Hadn’t Worked So Hard

Here is our second post based on the wonderful article the Top Five Regrets of the Dying.   This article gets to the heart of the matter when it comes to living life fully and abundantly.    We hope that you’ll be inspired by its wisdom and what it teaches us about what really matters in life.  Each day we’ll continue […]

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The Courage to Live a Life True to Myself

 Don’t ask what the world needs.  Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.  Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.     Howard Thurman We’d like to share with you a wonderful article that was shared with us this week, by my (Tom’s) younger brother Jon Kaden.   It gets […]

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Trusting in love one more time

Have enough courage to trust love one more time and always one more time. Maya Angelou It’s really easy for us to immediately think about and replay over and over again past hurts and the times when another person has broken our trust. We too often look through a lens of disappointment and pain in […]

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A Wonderful World

A Wonderful World? The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing which stands in their way. ~William Blake I do not cry easily. But without warning and with sudden explosiveness tears poured out one morning – the surprising release of emotion, cathartic and intense. […]

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Do I know you?

It’s impossible not to love a person if you know their story. Fred Rogers   This past weekend there were so many life lessons to be learned.  Our good friend, journalist and author of I’m Proud of You: My Friendship with Fred Rogers, Tim Madigan did an amazing job of articulating the meaning in his […]

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