Category Archives: 40 Pounds of Purpose

  1. Why a Manger? (the part of the Christmas story I missed for 40 years)

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    December 3, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Sugar-free for 63 days, and I have reached the bargaining stage of my grieving its loss. Creeping as close as …
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  2. What “Fall Back” is Teaching Me about the Dark (Five Minute Friday: Turn)

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    November 6, 2014 by Beth Hess

    Even the full moon hides its face in the clouds. It’s darker than it could be. The clocks turned back …
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  3. My Most Important Interview Ever (Word of the Week)

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    November 2, 2014 by Beth Hess

    I have never really¬†understood the phrase, “Know it like the back of your hand.” Because I have no idea what …
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