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Those e-Books Aren’t Yours

Microsoft’s ebook venture is belly-up .  they are shutting it down- and taking back all the ebooks they sold.  They are refunding customers and if you tell them you had annotations you valued they give you 25 dollars (was unclear to me whether this is per book or just a flat fee).  Never mind that […]

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Good Advice

A lad got into some youthful scrape and came to his grandmother asking her to assist him in getting out again. He ruefully admitted that he had gotten in trouble through ignoring his uncle’s warnings about exactly the situation he found himself in. Grandmother smiled and said, “Well, your uncle certainly knew what he was […]

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Without packages, boxes, or bags

It was in my email inbox, under the subject line “New Year, New You:” Wouldn’t it be wonderful to look back and say “20** was the year He made all things new”? With motivational books, exercise music, devotionals, daily Bibles, and God on your side you can. Get into shape spiritually, physically, emotionally, and financially, […]

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2, 4, 6, 8: Can You Say Procrastinate?

Procrastination: This is also from the book The Perfect Score Project, and of course, it’s about studying for the SAT. But really, it applies to so much, at least so much of my own life. I hate admitting that. Often we don’t call it procrastinating, and we certainly don’t realize we are doing it because […]

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Do hard things.

      Print these out and put them on your fridge, tape them to your mirror, use for needlepoint, tape to your laptop, to your planner. More importantly (and I speak to myself): apply them.  

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