Category Archives: Insight

Growth

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom. Anaïs Nin

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A Letter To My Son on Father’s Day

ORIGINALLY Posted on June 19, 2011 Dear Nick, Vivid in memory are the emotions I experienced just after you were born. The day after you arrived I wrote in a journal about the joy I felt, the gratefulness within for … Continue reading

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Forward…

Let others lead small lives, but not you. Let others argue over small things, but not you. Let others cry over small hurts, but not you. Let others leave their future in someone else’s hands, but not you. Jim Rohn

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Shortcut to Happiness

If the title of this blog sucked you in, I apologize…, well kind of. It was a harmless little piece of deceptive flim-flam to get your attention. There is NO shortcut to happiness. However, here are six quick sign posts … Continue reading

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Sex Is Sacred

C. Joybell C. made a post on Facebook this morning I found moving. Here’s a portion: Sex is sacred. That’s just the way it is. It doesn’t matter what you tell yourself in order to get away from the truth, … Continue reading

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We All Have Twenty-Four Hour Days

You can do anything, but you can’t do everything. David Allen What has my attention at this moment? My thoughts are directed at words surfacing in my mind and typing them with a considerably lesser amount of awareness of music … Continue reading

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The Nail on the Head

Of my favorite things few come close to two of them: 1) Finding good music I have not heard before 2) Discovering the meaningful work of an author I was previously unaware of. This week a writer unknown to me … Continue reading

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Nothing Is Holier

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not … Continue reading

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Heard, Understood and Touched

I have no idea who “K.” was but Virginia Satir was an influential 20th century psychotherapist and notable author. She described her work as helping others in “Becoming More Fully Human”. What is below Ms. Satir wrote for a twelve-year … Continue reading

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How To Tell If Somebody Loves You

Somebody loves you if they pick an eyelash off of your face or wet a napkin and apply it to your dirty skin. You didn’t ask for these things, but this person went ahead and did it anyway. They don’t … Continue reading

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