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What Today Brings.... is a weekly column in the Woodford Sun Newspaper in Versailles, Kentucky. 

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“Run like hell my dear, from anyone likely to put a sharp knife into the sacred tender vision of your beautiful heart. We have a duty to...

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“You grow up the day you have the first real laugh at yourself.” – Ethel Barrymore Well isn’t that the truth. What a screaming bore it is...

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“He who fears to suffer, suffers from fear” French Proverb I have been suffering from fear as of late. The fear of another broken bone,...

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All theologies are straws His sun burns to dust; Knowing takes you to the Threshold, but not through the Door. Nothing can teach you if...

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“It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.” Henry David Thoreau Walking alongside a creek in the woods, one person sees...

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Last night at the Golden Globes, in her acceptance speech for The Wife, Glen Close said, “Women are nurturers, that is what’s expected of...

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“The wound is the place where the light enters you.” Rumi I now have light coursing through my right femur according to Rumi, the revered...

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Many of us are bracing ourselves for winter. For my money, or lack there-of, the best way to spend this season is to find a few good...

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“Life is a paradise for those who love many things with a passion.” – Leo F. Buscagula I have gotten an earful lately from someone who...

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“You never achieve success unless you like what you are doing.” – Dale Carnegie What is a day well spent, a day worthy of praise? Whether...

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“Consider yourself at home. Consider yourself one of the family. We've taken to you so strong. It's clear we're going to get along....

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“Pain is inevitable, suffering is optional.” – The Dalai Lama There seems an unhealthy phenomenon running rampant in too many...

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“Follow your bliss.” Joseph Campbell I followed my bliss last night and now I have a headache. Emily Wilhoit is a disc jockey at...

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“Life is available only in the present moment.” Thich Nhat Hanh I am sure the visionary, world renowned peace activist and Vietnamese...

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“When you learn, teach. when you get, give.” Maya Angelou “What are these, pink, blue, yellow, white? I don’t take this many pills!” Yes,...

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“The purpose of art is washing the daily life off our souls.” – Pablo Picasso There is a human phenomenon that might be invisible but it...

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“Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well-preserved body, but rather to skid...

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“The sun did not shine. It was too wet to play. So we sat in the house. All that cold, cold, wet day.” Dr. Seuss, The Cat in the Hat It...

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A nice fellow casually tells you in passing that that his father is a murderer, that he killed, “Lots of people.” A sixties icon, a rock...

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“When you pity sick people, you disempower them.” – Claire Wineland Claire Wineland spent much of her life in hospital rooms but there is...