Category Archives: Overcoming Obstacles

Knowing Yourself

Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom. Aristotle

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As Many As You Could

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The Little Voice

We can’t be afraid of change. You may feel very secure in the pond that you are in, but if you never venture out of it, you will never know that there is such a thing as an ocean, a … Continue reading

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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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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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One Year Ago Today

Kissed My Comfort Zone Goodbye Originally Posted on December 31, 2012 Over time my comfort zone has become something of a trap; safe and comfortable, but stifling to my growth and realization of my dreams. My ‘rut’ is a sweet … Continue reading

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No Help In Worrying

I know that worrying is a waste of time.Regardless I find myself doing too much of it. I am grateful for a reminder to loosen my grip on worry. It is nothing more than a bad habit. If a problem … Continue reading

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Riddle: “Who Am I?”

The following ‘riddle’ was written by an anonymous writer. The answer did not automatically come for me when I read it, but the solution made perfect sense once I got to the bottom. I encourage you to give it a … Continue reading

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Remember Your Reflection

How some one sees me is only one view. Each interpretation of the person I am is different. None is completely accurate, not even my view of myself. Humility and gratitude are the best paths to self-awareness. I am perfectly … Continue reading

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Similar to a Blind Man

I’ve lived. I’ve learned. I’ve failed. I’ve succeeded. I’ve found myself. I’ve lost myself in others. I’ve been kind. I’ve been heartless. I’ve been loved. I’ve lost the love I had. I’ve been loyal. I’ve been unfaithful. I’ve been hurt. … Continue reading

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