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Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with thy might; for there is no work, nor device, nor knowledge, nor wisdom, in the grave, whither thou goest. Ecclesiastes 9:10 KJV Coddiwomple. It’s an English slang word, from the seventeenth century, meaning to, “travel purposely toward an as-yet-unknown destination.” That’s a good description of life as we face a new year. I was a young sailor back in 1977 when I stepped aboard the USS Patterson in Philadelphia for my first duty. I had chosen the Northeast port because I had a romantic interest and wanted to be close to the region. The relationship fizzled and I was left disappointed in my choice of duty. I desperately wanted to be elsewhere; any

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