Category Archives: Beyond the obvious

With Humble Hope

Open Letter to the Universe to exercise the Law of Attraction. Subject: What type of woman is and is not a good match for me. NO drama queens… Every life has some drama in it, but I am not interested … 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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More Of What You Think

A man is but the product of his thoughts. What he thinks, he becomes. Mahatma Gandhi

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Better To Have Lived in Truth

There’s the little empty pain of leaving something behind – graduating, taking the next step forward, walking out of something familiar and safe into the unknown. There’s the big, whirling pain of life upending all of your plans and expectations. … Continue reading

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Teaching Me How

There are few things like watching a child grow up to remind one of how fast time marches by. My “boy” is in his early 30’s now and it seems like only a few years ago he was eight and … Continue reading

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With Each Passing Day

…love is the key to understanding of all the mysteries. Paul Chelho

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Cannot Love Without Giving

The Rule of Obligation or Rule of Reciprocity says when others do something for us, we should feel a need to return the favor. By ‘evening the score’, so to speak, one is relieved of the ‘obligation’ created by a … Continue reading

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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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Wouldn’t It Be Great?

Once upon a time, on a world far, far away a planet’s inhabitants woke one Spring morning to find things had remarkably shifted for the better: – Peace had been achieved. All inhabitants came to believe that loving others was … Continue reading

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In the Silence of My Soul

It’s late morning. The house is quiet. I slept very late because sleep began early this morning, not last night. My partner is still sleeping. She has not yet fully adapted back to a regular day and night schedule after … Continue reading

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