Thoughts to Cheer the Soul-Weary

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Recently, a politician, Denny Heck from the House of Representatives, talked about his retirement after four terms in office. He said,

“My soul is weary.”

I sighed, grabbing my notebook to scribble his words. For a moment, I felt discouragement, distress, and despair. His phrase didn’t just…



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Melissa Gouty

Melissa Gouty


Writer, teacher, speaker, and observer of human nature. Content for HVAC & Plumbing Businesses. Author of The Magic of Ordinary. LiteratureLust and GardenGlory.