Keith Pate


Sometimes hope is elusive, obscured by unexpected circumstances that shake our world and rattle our resolve.  In those moments of high stress (sickness, job insecurity, financial woes, societal upheaval, loss of a loved one) the vice of living can squeeze so tightly, that we feel we cannot breathe. It is in the dark moments; we …

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Words. Words bring comfort, convey our inner thoughts, share hope, recognize achievement, encourage steadfastness, strengthen resolve. Words can also decimate and devour dreams, puncture passions, exhaust endeavors, depress desires, crush creativity, flatten and obliterate optimism.   As I prepared to write this article today, I did a bit of research on quotes about “words.”  Here …

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