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The One Thing I Learned From Being Emotionally Exhausted

I Stopped

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I have not written a story on Medium for eleven days.


Because I’m emotionally drained.

I’m a Christian minister and burying my siblings and their spouses. Ten, to be exact. Six siblings, now down to one. She is the oldest, and I’m the youngest in our family. Six of…



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Richard Armstrong

An Intentional optimist. Writer, World traveler, Retired, loving it. Your past is not a prophet; at best, it is only a teacher. Curious.