Author Archives: S. Eric Jackson

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Speaking of Apologies

Boy, this was a tough one. Assignments such as this are a real problem for over-analyzers like me. Thankfully, my subconscious works overtime while my conscious self tilts at windmills. So, the day’s topic is life lessons that would benefit … Continue reading

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Pick Your Poison

Okay, I did a throwback here and posted the prompt I am responding to.* One reason is related to the title. My first title for this piece was How Much Time Do You Have, but as the author of the … Continue reading

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Ideally Speaking

The question this morning is, “What does your ideal day look like?” Part of me wants to answer with the standard old guy joke. “Any day I can get out of bed is a good one.” Of course, that is … Continue reading

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Emoji This, or Not

Doing a bit of quick research on the term “emoji” I discovered the first icons called emojis were created by a Japanese engineer. Perhaps that explains the inscrutable nature of some of the little suckers. Take the “halo” emojis. Half … Continue reading

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Boldly Speaking

Ah, the question of living boldly is on the table today. And, as one might expect if they have a cynical mind such as mine, one of the first comments posted was by someone who confused risk-taking with boldness. Others … Continue reading

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Gratefully Speaking

Here we go again, “What are five things you’re grateful for today?” The five things that come to mind are family, community, experiences, expectations, and well-being. I am blessed with the most wonderful family one can imagine. No, they are … Continue reading

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Assuming I Care

Today’s writing prompt is, “What do people incorrectly assume about you?” The title of this piece clearly states my first reaction to the question. And, while the title is a bit tongue in cheek, there is some truth in it. … Continue reading

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A Little Ambiguity?

The prompt for today’s blogger’s challenge is, “What do you like most about your writing?” Those friends and colleagues who know me well will not be surprised to read, the reaction in my head was something akin to, “whaaaaaat?’ Do … Continue reading

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Laughter; the Best Medicine

What makes me laugh you ask? Okay, you may not have asked that, but my blogging community did, so here we go. Humanity makes me laugh. I mean how could it not? If you believe in the God of the … Continue reading

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Speaking of Inspiration

Wow! Today, I am charged with writing about someone who inspires me. What an opportunity to sing someone’s praises and offer them as an example of leadership, talent, knowledge, and kindness. Sadly, that is not what comes to mind for … Continue reading

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