Speak Eagle

2016

Recycled Encouragement

I love metaphors. Metaphors help us draw parallels between familiar and unfamiliar things.  They bring understanding in new ways and paint concrete pictures of abstract concepts. Just before Christmas, my friend, Andrew, lost his job.  With 4 kids and a mortgage, he needs fresh hope for the new year.  And he’s not the only one.  Andrew knows […]

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10 Upside-Down New Years Resolutions

I love New Year’s Resolutions. Writing down my wide-eyed dreams for the next 365 days gives me great hope. But then, I hate New Year’s Resolutions. Because around the middle of April I realize just how pie-in-the-sky they really were.   Take my recurring annual goal, “Get Organized.” I’ve learned it’s about as easy to accomplish as shoveling snow in the middle of a blizzard. At some

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