Tag Archives: Thoreau

Day 181: Liberate

Tonight I was in the middle of writing a rather self-reflective blog entry when suddenly, I was called to action: something big was rustling about in the trashcan outside. My wife brought me around to the side of the house … Continue reading

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Day 161: Commemorate

Today an old friend of mine stopped by to visit. He used to live in Atlanta and moved up to Massachusetts about two years ago. It’s been a few years since we’ve seen each other, and I was glad to … Continue reading

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Day 70: Encourage

I’m sure it would sound a lot less selfish if I were talking about encouraging others, but today my focus is really all about me. I’m reminded of the “cour” in encourage; it’s a reference to the heart. To be … Continue reading

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Day 17: Fast

Ok, first things first: today’s one-day fast has nothing to do with weight loss, “cleansing,” or purging. Last night, somewhere around nine o’clock, I found myself elbow deep into a box of cereal. It wasn’t the late night snacking that … Continue reading

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Day 1: Read

Simplicity, simplicity, simplicity! I say, let your affairs be as two or three, and not a hundred or a thousand; instead of a million count half a dozen, and keep your accounts on your thumb-nail…. Simplify, simplify. –Henry David Thoreau … Continue reading

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