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    Isolation Is Not Incarceration

    5/6/20 | Encouragement | by Karl Franklin

    Isolation Is Not Incarceration I have never been incarcerated, but I came close once. It happened when I was a young teenager. My brother, two years older than I, and another fellow comrade were at our farm in Pennsylvania when we heard a dog...

      Show Me the Scars

      4/29/20 | Encouragement | by Karl Franklin

      Show Me the Scars When I was young and a member of the 4-H club and Future Farmers of America, I decided to build a chicken coop. Due to my deficient carpenter skills, I sawed through the thumbnail and skin of my left thumb. For a long time...

        Zooming In and Out

        4/22/20 | Encouragement | by Karl Franklin

        Zooming In and Out  Like many people, we are learning to “Zoom.” On Easter evening our Aussie and Texas families had a “Zoom” session. Eighteen of us appeared in mass and talked, mostly in turn but sometimes all at...

          Terms of Endearment

          4/16/20 | Encouragement | by Karl Franklin

          Terms of Endearment I never saw the movie “Terms of Endearment,” but it is widely acclaimed as a great drama with some comedy, romance, as well as great acting. It got me thinking about the endearment terms lovers and friends call...

            Flatten the Curve

            4/8/20 | Encouragement | by Karl Franklin

            Flatten the Curve by Karl Franklin Right now, we are having a plague throughout the world and in the U.S. (and other places) we are told to help “flatten the curve,” meaning that we should spread the number of people with the...

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