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Comparison is the Thief of Joy

10313731_10153910149753707_6666291755952769009_nAs we all know, nothing distinguishes your friends from the false like adversity. We’ve all had samples of that. Unwarranted and unwelcome reinforcements of your sad, mad, and/or bad can overwhelm glad for you. It’s as if the false are in cahoots with the devil, in a parody of friends.… ...

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orchid

It’s just an orchid knit gown, fabric interwoven with gold lame thread.

Okay, it’s something special. Unique and Cinderella superb.

The dress was the prime item at a fundraiser for Breast Cancer Angels – and I looked like an angel in it, so of course I bought it, spending the inheritance before I knew it would be cut by one-third.… ...

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Oreos

What is your time worth? What can a buck buy these days? Certainly not a pack of gum at the convenience store/gas station where I paid $50.00 to fill up my Mini tank today.

But before we grumble too much, as so many angry Americans do, let’s keep in mind that 50 years ago, a minimum wage worker made $50.00/week.… ...

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Emulous vs Extraordinary

Rip ’em up, tear ’em down! Some people specialize in savagery to others’ reputations. They are emulous, a word that shouldn’t exist, but it even has synonyms and a color: green with envy.

Comparison is an anxiety-provoking habit that can never  have a happy ending.… ...

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