Author Archives: James Browning

About James Browning

A seeker working to grow each day and be a better version of my self. Through sharing I commit myself deeper to my ideals and beliefs.

Life Is…

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Letter to a Heartbroken Friend

Dear ________, Don’t worry about the future. It will unfold as it does, unaffected by your thought and worry. What is to be will not be swayed one millimeter by your anguish. I know you are heartbroken, but it is … Continue reading

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“I Love You”

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare It was Carol’s fiftieth birthday, and Jim had two plane tickets to Hawaii in his pocket. He was going to surprise her. Instead, he was killed by a … Continue reading

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Out of Monochrome and Into Full Color

The quip goes “time is money” but I have grown to see that “money is time”. Seems like I’m only playing with words by flipping them around. But there’s a deeper meaning with a closer look. Definitions: Time = one’s … Continue reading

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The Way You Think About Yourself

“You can’t hate your way into loving yourself” is a line I came across recently. It stopped me in my tracks because I tried that.. a lot. Boy, did I! My self-loathing was long, pervasive and strong. Too much about … Continue reading

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You Have to….

Life will break you. Nobody can protect you from that, and living alone won’t either, for solitude will also break you with its yearning. You have to love. You have to feel. It is the reason you are here on … Continue reading

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Principles

Obey the principles without being bound by them. Bruce Lee

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The Fault Lies Within Yourself

If you look at your life and compare it to most others, you would find it hard to even begin to complain. I live by the will-it-matter-in-five-years rule. When something happens that makes you upset, ask yourself that question, and … Continue reading

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Over and Over

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Truer than True

I’m just ME! I’m not perfect, I’m me. I’ve made bad decisions and wrong choices, but I’m me. I’ve said the wrong things; I’ve said the right things, because I’m me. I don’t like everything I’ve done, but I did … Continue reading

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