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Friend

Live What You Love

Friend (noun):  A person whom one knows and with whom one has a bond of mutual affection, typically exclusive of sexual or family relations. I’ve grown up knowing that I have never been a person to have a lot of friends, but the ones I have, I consider them to be close friends and I keep them, forever. People often ...

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Favorite

My favorite thing during the holiday season is the mantel full of friendship, love and joy.

Favorite (n): A person or thing that is well liked by someone.   For those that celebrate Christmas it is often said that Christmastime is the most wonderful and most favorite time of the year. I celebrate Christmas so I can’t speak for those who celebrate other holidays but I imagine the feeling is similar. I have been thinking a ...

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Max

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Max [maks] Abbreviation: Maximum Noun: Max – a maximum amount or setting Adverb: Max – at the most Verb: Max – reach or cause to reach the limit of capacity or ability   The text message said “Mom, something is really wrong with Max.” I was in Seattle, my kids were home, alone, in Redmond. It wasn’t their first time ...

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Control

control

con·trol [ kən trṓl ] manage: to exercise power or authority over something such as a business or nation operate machine: to work or operate something such as a vehicle or machine restrain or limit something: to limit or restrict somebody or something, e.g. in expression, occurrence, or rate of increase     I’ve had several people tell me recently ...

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Humility

ThinkingWords: Humility2

hu·mil·i·ty [ hyoo míllətee ] modesty or respectfulness: the quality of being modest or respectful I started a new job. It has consumed me, in a good way, I think, for the last several weeks. I really don’t know what day it is unless I look at a calendar. My life is in some ways a blur right now as ...

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