Tag Archives: feelings

Random Musings on Love

My heart is open. That is why it can be easily hurt. This does not mean I am weak. Rather, it means I have the courage, in spite of fear, to love with all my heart. Why do we fall in … Continue reading

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The Realism of Now

The true definition of mental illness is when the majority of your time is spent in the past or future, but rarely living in the realism of NOW. Shannon L. Alder

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Letter to a Heartbroken Friend

Dear ________, Don’t worry about the future. It will unfold as it does, unaffected by your thought and worry. What is to be will not be swayed one millimeter by your anguish. I know you are heartbroken, but it is … Continue reading

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“I Love You”

Better three hours too soon than a minute too late. William Shakespeare It was Carol’s fiftieth birthday, and Jim had two plane tickets to Hawaii in his pocket. He was going to surprise her. Instead, he was killed by a … Continue reading

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Over and Over

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In Harmony

Love can’t be seen, only felt. Trust can’t be proven, only shown. Hope can’t be located, only permitted. Happiness can’t be found, only consented to. Joy can’t be owned, only allowed. Contentment can’t be captured, only grown. Gladness, gratitude, cheerfulness, … Continue reading

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Thanks…

 You simply will not be the same person two months from now after consciously giving thanks each day for the abundance that exists in your life. And you will have set in motion an ancient spiritual law: the more you … Continue reading

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Finally Found It

I am responsible for the growth and maintenance of mindfulness in my own life. Each day is an opportunity for me to discover deeper truths about myself. Every moment is an invitation for me to grant others the space they … 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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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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