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By LuAnn Schindler
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Original views on life in rural America LuAnn Schindler, Publisher

 

October 15, 2020



“Do one thing every day that scares you.”

When our 10-year-old grandson was relaying a story about reading aloud in class, Eleanor Roosevelt’s quote came to mind.

It’s not that he dislikes reading outloud. He told us he wants to feel confident about speaking in front of a group of people, and to do that, he will need to step outside his comfort zone.

It’s okay, Jorden. It doesn’t matter if you’re 10 or 60. We all have a comfort zone. How we approach that area filled with fear is what sets individuals apart.

The journey resembles a classic story arc: exposition for understandin...



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