fear

are you afraid of being buried alive while you get a gallon of milk?

March 20, 2014
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Are you terrified of rocks falling on top of you and burying you alive? Not a very realistic fear unless you drive a canyon full of rocks each time you need a gallon of milk. Recently two of my friends arrived at this rockslide just as the dust was settling. It not only made the […]

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an april caper captures family feeling

April 1, 2010
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       Last night my family snuck around in the dark and filled trucks with balloons. It was a bonding activity. We were April’s fools.        We rented a helium tank, did the requisite inhaling and high-pitched funny talking, and filled 50 balloons. Then we stuck a bunch in the front seat of each of our neighbor’s […]

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flying into fear

March 1, 2010
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       Courage is not backing away.  Courage doesn’t have to be slaying the dragon or climbing Mt. Everest or even skiing in the bumps super fast.        I don’t welcome scary situations and I’m not naturally an adventurous person. That is why I back away from the hill when I ski the bumps. But if […]

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parachuting into a new future

February 4, 2010
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       To go from a 6 figure salary and a plush home in an elegant Denver suburb to sleeping on the floor of your in-laws garage in an out of the way town that wouldn’t support a Costco is not the transition every wife dreams of making. But Crystal Morris not only tolerated her husband’s […]

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love and fear walk hand in hand

February 3, 2010
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       I know that the things I love the most are also the things that tend to cause me the most fear. I get worked up about where the peanut butter goes in the fridge because I’ve attached meaning to the placement of that particular item.        Sometimes I fear things because I’ve been told […]

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plant turkey feathers in your garden to chase away your fears

February 2, 2010
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       I am planting an altared space this year and I’d love to have your help. I have a brown thumb, so I need lots of support. In this garden, along with planting the traditional things that grow, I’m collecting treasures that tell stories. Please send me a symbol of your altared space. You can […]

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