Roy’s Sunday Letter

Roy’s Sunday Letter for February 4, 2024

By Roy Bowen

** Brain research confirms handwriting with pen and paper engages the brain in positive ways a keyboard does not match the criteria. So, handwriting journals, notes, and letters are exercising your brain. Hallelujah, Write on! ** From CNN’s Good Stuff: “Resist the lie that violence and destruction are inevitable, that…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 28, 2024

By Roy Bowen

** Beth made creative and beautiful Valentine cards with a friend yesterday. My marvelous and beautiful Beth has been making Valentines with friends for 35 years. Her passion is a Blessing for me. Today, I want to reflect on BEING. On Being Fearful: Yes, there is danger in the shouting,…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 21, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** Robin Sharma, a Facebook post, in her book “5 AM Club” describes how to do a 20 minute exercise…20 minutes reflection and 20 minutes of learning all complete by 6:00 a.m. What would be the 20…20…20 in your club? Consistency and routine can produce the results important to us…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 14, 2024

By Roy Bowen

Sometimes in the Sunday Letter, I attempt something new and different. I will be adding some questions to my ponderings. My questions will be about paying attention, encouraging moments of reflection in the midst of your days and week. ** Based upon 2023 and as you now enter 2024, do…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for January 7, 2024

By Roy Bowen

** 80 years ago, a white racist mob destroyed the Ft. Worth family home of Opel Lee. Her parents worked hard and long to purchase their first home on Annie Street. The angry “neighbors” threw out their furnishings, burning their home to the ground, with police nearby. Opel Lee, now…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 31, 2023

By Roy Bowen

A troubled but determined 2023 has moved aside for the fresh eyes, heart, and blank pages of 2024. What projects, tasks, and responsibilities of 2023 have you decided to continue into 2024? Are there projects, tasks, and responsibilities you have decided, for whatever reasons, you will leave behind, not continue?…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 24, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** This is a Christmas Eve morning, Sunday Letter. Perhaps you, your family and friends have attended a concert, an earlier worship service, or an evening of food and catch-up with those who flew or drove to be with you, or you with them. The weeks of Christmas ask us…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 17, 2023

By Roy Bowen

This mid-month Sunday Letter is intended to Encourage and provide Support for all readers as we turn the pages of 2023 to the fresh challenges and possibilities of 2024. ** It is my hope you will begin 2024 with renewed energy and belief in all that is possible for you.…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 10, 2023

By Roy Bowen

** We now purchase environmentally friendly clothes washing 3 X 5 sheets,160 per box. Our friends, Debbie and Charles got us on this path. Amazing how a tiny sheet can really clean your clothes. I now regret seeing the long shelves of clothes detergent in plastic tubs, each to soon…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for December 3, 2023

By Roy Bowen

This Sunday Letter is about Encouragement and Support to those young and those not so much so, those who know loneliness, those surrounded by family, those connected and not, and lastly, to readers who find comfort in the Sunday Letter. My life, our lives are a mix, a blend of…

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