Are we willing to pay the steep price of an indiscriminate global lockdown?

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Primum non nocere. First, do no harm

Reflecting on the pandemic, is it possible, that the global response to COVID-19 has become more harmful with indiscriminate, wide-sweeping lockdowns than the actual illness?


Find hope when despair seems the only option

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Hope.

I am filled with hope. A hope found outside of myself.


Hope is possible, even in the midst of an unfolding pandemic

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All is not lost.

How can we even talk about faith, hope, and love amid an unfolding pandemic?

Denied at first to be a problem, COVID-19 has now…


It matters that we grow and make each day count

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Grow or stagnate.

But what if we simplify…


Looking beyond the gifts and festivities and mistletoe and snow

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Christmas and joy. What can be grander?


A short short story about flowers and flying

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Grab the reader from the start.

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Opening sentences that hook the reader place every word on trial for its life.


Nothing beats being relentlessly of-help

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The challenge many of us face today — getting heard above the noise.

One way is to be good at woodwork. We build a soapbox that is bigger, better, and brighter.


A poem

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The apparent paradox of wealth, poverty, joy, and meaning

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