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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 Things to Say When Someone is Crying

Tears streamed down the little ballplayer’s face and his shoulders shook as he sat, dejected in the dugout. He had failed to hit the ball again.  His dad/coach marched into the dugout. “There will be no crying on the ball field, do you understand me? No crying! You are not a baby!” The boy buried

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