Monthly Archives: January 2014

Episodes of Appreciation

It’s with no small amount of joy that I admit that I do all those things… sometimes! I am grateful to be more centered on the pathway of peace than ever before. For all the life events and people who … Continue reading

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Life Is Not A Race

Life is something you can not fake you live and learn from each mistake Sunny days or cloudy skies Happy Greetings or Sad Goodbyes So don’t sit by and let time pass Live each day like your last. This is … Continue reading

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It Hurts Because It Is Real

For every bit of hurt that shaped me, for every bit of friction that smoothed me, for every disappointment that taught me and for every illusion made clear… I am grateful. The most difficult have been the severest, but most … Continue reading

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23 Adult Truths

Okay… today’s offering is not chock-full of wisdom or inspiring quips to live by. Instead, this list of observations is flippantly amusing and only occasionally insightful. It’s Friday. Time to lighten up and smile at yourself. Then you will be … Continue reading

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An Examined Life

Experience has taught me to stay aware of my words, behavior, habits and values. There was a time when what I thought, said and did shaped who I became. Ironically, I found a point where I did not like what … Continue reading

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The Hard Things

You Have To Do The Hard Things You have to make the call you’re afraid to make. You have to get up earlier than you want to get up. You have to give more than get in return right away. … Continue reading

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Sexy Character Traits of Happy People

In an era of public booty-bouncing and other ubiquitous in-your-face expressions of sensuality, it’s about time we had a new standard of sexy. Real sexiness is so much more than physical shape and form. It’s more than style and wardrobe, … Continue reading

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A Better Me

The saying goes “if only to not know what I now know”. It is in gaining knowledge that we actually lose a good bit of our self. The more know-how a person assimilates the more narrow their perspective generally becomes. … Continue reading

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Am I Too Nice?

Although I grew up in a family where the opposite was usually true it’s my intention to always be a gentleman, especially to women. However, I have begun to think I am just too “nice”. Andrew Moore wrote an on-line … Continue reading

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Last of the Five Good Emperors

Thirteen timeless parables from almost two thousand years ago posted this morning by my Facebook friend, writer C. Joyell C.: “Look beneath the surface; let not the several quality of a thing nor its worth escape thee.” “It’s not another … Continue reading

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