Tag Archives: the past

Out of Your Mind

In order to have a successful relationship you need to put out of your mind any lessons learned from previous relationships because if you carry a sensitivity or fear with you, you won’t be acting freely and you won’t let … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

A promise kept is a healthy, living thing. A broken promise lives in the land of the dead. Wikipedia explains a “promise” to be: commitment by someone to do or not do something. As a noun promise means a declaration assuring that … Continue reading

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“Soft Hearted”

Maybe you don’t see, Little things get to me, A silly comment, words unmeant, Things merely insignificant Spend hours in my head, They tear at my heart, And don’t cease Till its apart. poemofquotes.com There was never a time I … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Our Declaration of Independence

First posted on July 4, 2011 by James Browning IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the … Continue reading

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Chains Of Resentment

My finger was pointed at others for a long time. I was the way I was because of them, or so I thought. Wrongs inflicted by others were my frequent justification for how I behaved. Sometimes what I did was … Continue reading

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The Truth About Yourself

“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves” is the 4th step used in anonymous recovery groups for compulsions that range from alcohol, narcotics and gambling to overeating, workaholic behavior and the recovery group I am active in, Codependence … Continue reading

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Pay Attention In Class

You can’t stop the future You can’t rewind the past The only way to learn the secret …is to press play. From “Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Clearly I recall being in fourth grade dreading the possibility of being … Continue reading

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Deep-Burning and Unquenchable

Many events of my life, both good and bad, have faded over time. There are exceptions such as the emotions of a particular time twenty-five years ago that have remained vividly alive. Emotionally it felt like being stretched and pulled apart between … Continue reading

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Not Just For Now, But For Always

“The man of my dreams has almost faded now. The one I have created in my mind. The sort of man each woman dreams of, in the deepest and most secret reaches of her heart. I can almost see him … Continue reading

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Too Much Work and Not Enough Play

Eleven days off work has turned out to be one of the best experiences I have had in ages. Once again I am reminded that too much work and not enough play dulls my senses and washes the color from … Continue reading

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