Category Archives: Attitude

More Important than Facts

Fifteen years ago if someone had earnestly tried to explain the impact a person’s attitude has, I would have listened patiently while thinking the premise was mostly new age swill. I would have been wrong but staunchly convinced I wasn’t. … Continue reading

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Thoughts “A through F” and Their Antidotes

A – I wish I had not lived so much of my life for what I thought others wanted me to be. I chose mostly wrong and ended up pleasing no one. B – I regret hurting so many people … Continue reading

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Every Time…

…and I am deeply grateful to realize it!

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Ballet In Blue Jeans

From childhood through the majority of adulthood, I felt “less than” often and in many ways. Growing up poor in a dysfunctional family contributed the majority of the cause, yet holding on so tightly to the intense self-consciousness past my … Continue reading

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A State of Gratitude

Through sickness, good health, international travel, a grueling career and many days of ordinary life, for well over two years I consistently put something fresh here daily. Some of the deepest and most emotional happenings of my life have been … 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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Runner Intentionally Loses Race

Oscar Wilde wrote, “One should always play fairly when one has the winning cards”. This is evidenced profoundly in an article published about a year ago on Huffington Post (one of my favorite websites). There is so much good content … Continue reading

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12 Steps To Third World Living

It generally is very difficult for Americans… to comprehend the realities of daily life for the billion-plus people who constitute “the poorest of the poor.” For these people, the question “What Is Enough?” has a very different meaning. This little … Continue reading

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As Simple As That

The more grateful I become, the happier and more content I feel. It’s as simple as that! He is a wise man who does not grieve for the things which he has not, but rejoices for those which he has. … Continue reading

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Richly Blessed

Teeth are always in style. Dr. Seuss Oral disease has been a problem for humans since the beginning of time. Skulls of the Cro-Magnon people, who inhabited the earth 25,000 years ago, show evidence of tooth decay. “Things have certainly … Continue reading

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