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It’s Time

I said I’d never read another book about time management. I don’t need another book to tell me how to organize my life or how to save time. Can time be saved and stored up for later anyway? It’s not like we can withdraw a large chunk of it from a time bank when we…

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High Cotton

The corn is harvested and the hay is baled. The dried up corn stalks are tied to lamp posts downtown on Main Street and the square hay bales line the sides of a trailer for a hayride. Scarecrows and Jack-o-lanterns greet the shoppers as they stroll along the brick sidewalks. But the cotton hasn’t been…

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The Red Doors

The basement smelled funny and and the fluorescent lights made it brighter than it needed to be. The few of us were scattered all over the large, center room of the basement. We kept to ourselves and we drew our pictures and colored our papers on the long rectangle tables. Mom was in a meeting…

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The Leaves Speak Bliss

The summer heat lingers on the first day of autumn. The crisp and cooler days will come. The leaves will turn and fall. Until then, I’ll wait. I’ll look for the golden leaves, the red and orange ones too. Fall, Leaves, Fall Fall, leaves, fall; die, flowers, away;Lengthen night and shorten day;Every leaf speaks bliss…

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Love Felt

It was dark when I drove into the park. I thought I was alone until I saw a young man walking on the edge of the parking lot. He wasn’t dressed for exercise. The backpack he carried looked heavy for his thin frame. I couldn’t see his face but I could tell he was anxious.…

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Hello, I’m Marie.

I’m wholeheartedly devoted to learning how to live like it matters and passionate about encouraging others to do the same.
This is where we can learn together.