Dina's Blog

Dina Dwyer-Owens Blog

  • Papa Rainbow
    This month, Jimie Edward Yearwood, 84, of Crestview, Florida, was called to Heaven. When I heard the news, I immediately envisioned my dad up above ...
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  • Vote Your Values
    Susan B. Anthony once said, “Someone struggled for your right to vote. Use it.” I couldn’t agree more. Our right to vote is one of the greatest gifts ...
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  • A vocation, a calling, and a path forward
    Pictured above: Meet my handsome grandson, Ryder Christian Owens. Born August 22 (7 lb. 14 oz.) to Mike and Angel Owens. Here’s a life lesson: When ...
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  • Home Improvement Time
    If you’re like me, all this sheltering in place has revealed a lot of things around the house that could use a little TLC. It just so happens that May ...
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  • Values Can Carry One Through A Crisis
    When I was working on my book, Values, Inc., I found so many examples of strength through adversity. One that always stands out to me is the teachable ...
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  • Welcome (Back) Home
    At the end of 2019, I shared my decision to take a sabbatical . I didn’t know what my day-to-day life would be like as a result of that decision, but ...
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  • Praise-worthy
    As I enter this season of Lent, I am inspired over these 40 days of almsgiving about the importance of sincerely praising others. We don’t do this ...
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  • New Normal, Old Friends
    Welcome to my new normal. As it turns out, not working takes a lot of work…but it’s a wonderful realization all the same. I’m happy to say that almost ...
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  • "Ubuntu"
    Upon news of my sabbatical, I received a wonderful message from a colleague overseas. In it, he shared a word to describe this lifelong journey of ...
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