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Thought for the Week

Out of Control

I like to be ‘in control’. Perhaps that is typical of men. A couple of weeks ago, we were going to a presentation at the Altoona Junior High building. It was rainy and a bit windy. I had an umbrella in one hand and a slippery hand rail under the other hand. My foot hooked on a step and I fell forward, face downward, on to the concrete. On the way down, a host of thoughts fled across my mind: “This is going to hurt.” “I can’t stop myself” “etc. etc.” Could I back up and do over the steps, I likely would but I can’t. This is true of much of life. We would do over if we could be we can’t. I am th...


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