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Stay Communicating: Love Letter from Laramie by Charles Wysocki

Communicating with one another is essential to healthy, strong relationships. And while this seems so painfully obvious that it's not worth mentioning, it is worth mentioning. Because, like eating…
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Stay Busy: Harvest by June Carey

The word "busy" has both good and bad connotations. At its worst it describes the frenetic nature of modern American society: we must work smarter, harder, faster, and constantly in order to get…
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Stay Teaching: Learning to Grow by Michael Capser

While teaching is a profession, and a noble one,  it is not limited to a job. Those of us who are fortunate remember a beloved math teacher who showed us the fool-proof way to figure out percentages;…
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Stay Chatting: Quail Talk by Monica Stobie

Thanks to modern technology, the word "chatting" doesn't mean what it used to mean. Now, the word implies texting, or typing on Messenger, or responding to a social media post. Emojis add depth…
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Stay Harmonious: Evening Companions by John Weiss

People, and animals, who spend a lot of time together tend to achieve harmonious understanding in their relationship. It's not that they always agree. Indeed, if we all agreed, 100% of the time,…
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Stay Moving: Taylor Fork Crossing by Larry Zabel

How much time do we spend each day sitting, and not moving? Probably a lot more than we think. We live in a world of computers and TV screens, with jobs that require more sedentary "action" than…

Stay Talking: Courtyard by William Phillips

Talking. Conversing. Interacting, one human with another. There's just no replacement for these activities. Letters are nice, although fewer people take time to write them anymore. Outside…
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Stay in the Light: Lavender by Heidi Presse

In a dark place, where shadows reign, it is hard to see. Cockroaches and rats delight in such an environment, and those who don't want to share their home with these pests do their best to bring light…
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Stay Chill: Emerald Forest by Daniel Smith

  In the ever-changing lexicon of cool, trendy language, I don't know where the world "chill" is. But it's an apt description of how to stay when external forces pressure us to run about, frenzied. We've…
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Stay Close — Tender Moments by John Weiss

Human beings need to touch and feel and be close. The interesting thing about the word, "feelings," is that it is not limited to what goes on in our mind. As warm, gregarious, social beings, we crave…
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Stay Curious: Juicy Peach by Morgan Weistling

One of the most bothersome things that people do when they grow up is -- no longer wildly curious -- they give up asking questions. After all, asking questions is what children do, to the point…
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Stay Observant: Morning Light by Stephen Lyman

All around this world there are things to see, observe, wonder about, question, analyze, discuss. But to do so, we first have to see. Not just look, but see. Not just listen, but hear. Not…