Roy’s Sunday Letter

Roy’s Sunday Letter for September 18, 2022

By Roy Bowen

What are 1 or 3 parts of your once “normal world” do you believe you will not see or hear again? One for me would be new cars to open doors, test drive, with sales staff all around. A second might be “there is rain and water for all of…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for September 11, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Queen Elizabeth is the for me, and most of England, is the only Queen I have known. Black & white TV, a Queen following the established rituals, Diana not her finest moment, Netflix series, now YouTube 24/7. ** FAST Company and Tix Toc are reporting the trend of “quiet quitting,”…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for September 4, 2022

By Roy Bowen

 Richard Rohr and Harvey Cox reminds us Jesus taught mostly by story…stories about weddings, banquets, farmers, families, and business. 35% of the first 3 Gospels teach life and faith wisdom through the telling of stories. My Walking Prayers are my attempt to do the same. ** In a Fiction read,…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 28, 2022

By Roy Bowen

A successful New Mexico friend wants to continue to stretch, to grow her business. But, also wanting more.  Observation: Most of us were educated and taught the life formula “Do  –  Have  – Be. That model loses meaning at some point at some age, somewhere in the life of family…

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Searching For Stability

By Roy Bowen

Turning away from the upheaval of politics, market reports, wars and societal chaos, I thought Weather might be a safe place to find stability, maybe even a little consistency. Fort Worth was in the OK 90’s until early June. Then, we went from 95 to 113 and stayed until last…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 21, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning Positive: 988 is now the national number to call for traditional Suicide Prevention. 988 is still in initial roll out, promising increased response consistency and accessibility. ** In past weeks, 3 raccoons have visited back garden nightly. Turning over birdbaths, digging up plants, more. This AM we had our…

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A Blog For Tim

By Roy Bowen

The decision to choose a partner is different than a consultant. I recently faced this challenge. I had published a book, a printed collection of 32 of my short stories. A writer’s web site was needed to promote the book and provide a platform for book sales. After several false…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 14, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning With Positive: I am humbled to have read the print book “We Are Not Here To Be Bystanders, A Memoir by Lindas Sarsour. At age 19, she began wearing the hijab, traditional head covering of Muslim women. She writes, “I am a first-generation Palestinian American Muslim.” Her memoir of…

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Roy’s Sunday Letter for August 7, 2022

By Roy Bowen

Beginning Positive: PBS TV has ongoing show titled The Green Planet, hosted by David Attenborough. For 35 minutes David tells/shows all the damage caused by we humans, invasive growth, worn out soil. From California, to rainforests, to Hawaii. THEN, in 15 minutes David saves the planet with balancing crops and…

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I Am More Than A Memory

By Roy Bowen

As an elder of years, and as an Executive Director type since 1970, I have more than a few wonderful memories. Two are special, forever memories. In 1995, as ED at Family Support Services in Amarillo, my revenue budget told me I needed a new fundraiser. About 6 of us…

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