Monthly Archives: October 2011

Inspiration from the Concord Bridge

Do you ever feel discouraged into inaction? Afraid to tackle something because it seems mundane in the face of a greater problem? The North Bridge in Concord is known in America as the site of the beginning of the Revolutionary … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Learning from the Serum Run

The Cruelest Miles by Gay and Laney Salisbury Need encouragement to just keep on doing what you need to be doing for  another day? This book may be just the story to inspire you. A diphtheria epidemic breaks out in Nome, Alaska in … Continue reading

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Finding Lighthouses in a Forest

Do you ever feel like your life is on hold? Like you’ve lost momentum? Thinking you were made to do something more, something great, but your potential is hidden at the moment? In a forest in Eastham, Cape Cod, you will … Continue reading

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Good Reads: Sarah’s Key and Remembering What’s Important

Sarah’s Key by Tatiana de Rosnay Sarah’s story begins to surface when a journalist is assigned to research what happened in WWII in a Paris neighborhood 60 years earlier. The book alternates between the voices of the journalist and a young girl in wartime … Continue reading

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Missing Hope

Hope is beyond what we can see. What we can touch, feel, know, smell, create may not last. We can’t hope in these. Hope looks further. If we only look around at the tangible, we are missing hope. A trip … Continue reading

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Good Reads: The Grace of God by Andy Stanley

As we add years to life, we acquire labels. Some are labels to be proud of: graduate, husband or wife, scientist, writer, musician, mother or father. Some labels we’d just as soon peel off and discard but we can’t: unemployed, divorced, stubborn, chronically … Continue reading

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