In Others’ Words: Thinking about Freedom

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As we celebrate the 4th of July today, I’m always thankful for the freedom we share as Americans. And I’m also thankful for those military men and women — past, present, and future — who defend our freedom.  [ctt template=”8″ link=”6tg74″ via=”yes” ]In Others\’ Words: Thinking about Freedom http://wp.me/p63waO-2mU #4thofjuly #quotes [/ctt]

In Others’ Words: Three Kinds of Trouble

Beth Vogt In Others' Words, perspective, quote about life 4 Comments

There are good quotes and there are meaningful quotes … and then there are quotes that hit you right in the solar plexus, forcing you to pay attention. Today’s quote by H.G. Wells hit me hard: “Some people bear three kinds of trouble — the ones they’ve had, the ones they have, and the ones they expect to have.”  Wells …

In Others’ Words: All is Calm

Beth Vogt Christmas, In Others' Words, Quotes 1 Comment

As I look into to the coming week, I’m anticipating my son’s arrival home … and my youngest daughter’s 16th birthday on Christmas Eve … and yes, Christmas Day! In an effort to embrace those three little words “All is calm,” I’m taking a break from social media, including my blog, until after the New Year. I’ll see you back …

In Others’ Words: Choosing One Word for 2017

Beth Vogt Faith, gratitude, In Others' Words, One Word 10 Comments

Are you ready to talk about your One Word for 2017? I am!  This is my twelfth year to focus on one word. An even dozen. Wow. And once again, I have to admit that I was wondering “Where’s my One Word for 2017?” Most years I’ve known what my One Word was going to be by August or September, but …