Category Archives: The “Now”

Episodes of Appreciation

It’s with no small amount of joy that I admit that I do all those things… sometimes! I am grateful to be more centered on the pathway of peace than ever before. For all the life events and people who … Continue reading

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Just a Few Words

Once in a while just a few words say a great deal: If you’re reading this… Congratulations, you’re alive. If that’s not something to smile about, then I don’t know what is. From “Monsters Under Your Head” by Chad Sugg

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The Key To A Happy Life

Gratitude is the quality of being thankful and showing appreciation. It is a mindful acknowledgment of all that we have been given. When we focus on the abundance in our lives, we discover a greater capacity for generosity, cheerfulness, and … 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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A State of Being

Today I chose just “to be”… and took a day off. Hope your Monday went well, and if it didn’t I hope you found ample strength to cope with what came your way. We think we have to do something … Continue reading

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A Happiness Weapon

In every real man a child is hidden that wants to play. Friedrich Nietzsche It’s an engrained habit of mine to prefer being the one who drives. I get bored easily on the passenger side. But that changed last weekend. … Continue reading

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As Simple and Difficult As That

A Search… People spend a lifetime searching for happiness; looking for peace. They chase idle dreams, addictions, religions, even other people, hoping to fill the emptiness that plagues them. The irony is the only place they ever needed to search … Continue reading

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Love At Whatever Age

Romantic Love has been described as… intense emotional experiences such as increased energy, euphoria, obsessive thinking about the loved one, feelings of dependency and craving. When people are ‘in love’ they may feel as if they have uncovered the meaning … Continue reading

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A Different Eventual Destination

Every decision you make—every decision— is not a decision about what to do. It’s a decision about Who You Are. When you see this, when you understand it, everything changes. You begin to see life in a new way. All … Continue reading

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Stored, But Not Being Used

There was just not enough time early this morning to write this blog and still make an important meeting at work. So here I sit eating at my desk and writing during my lunch break. Before leaving for work, I … Continue reading

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