Midway in an Amazing Year, Thank You!

This moment seems right for saying it. Thank you! This year is shaping up to be amazing. That’s because more and more of you are reading what we share here every day. So far this year, we have more than 65,000 readers – an increase of 20% over the same time last year. This month, that spike is especially strong and readership is up by 60%.

Encouragement to Carry On

After a few basic needs, encouragement is the most important thing you can offer the people around you. We’re talking about the genuine stuff. Of course, superficial words are OK and certainly better that all the negativity that fills up social media all too often.

But when people take time to read, think, and yes, even argue with the ideas we’re sharing, it gives us good reason to carry on. We’re also grateful for another dose of encouragement – the Chair’s Award from OAC at YWM2018. All the kind words that came with it, from so many friends and fellow advocates, were especially moving.

Thank you. And please keep spreading that genuine encouragement far and wide. We all need it.

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July 25, 2018

3 Responses to “Midway in an Amazing Year, Thank You!”

  1. July 29, 2018 at 8:32 am, John DiTraglia said:


  2. August 05, 2018 at 8:14 pm, David Brown said:

    This is actually the only blog I currently follow. Thanks for posting such great material.

    • August 06, 2018 at 3:44 am, Ted said:

      Thanks, David!