Monthly Archives: September 2011

Home, Sweet Home

Growing up I heard the phrase “home, sweet home”, but it did not fit what I was experiencing.  I never felt much “sweet” where I lived during a difficult childhood. Only as an adult have I been able to realize the tranquility … Continue reading

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Written Companions of My Life

This morning I sit here at my desk at home on a Monday morning; a time I would normally be in my office at work.  I am enjoying the first day of a week off for a stay at home … Continue reading

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A Substance of Great Value

While searching for something completely unrelated on the net this morning I came across a short piece about alchemists of myth and legend.  Among other points in the article was this definition of alchemy:  any magical power or process of … Continue reading

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Perfectly Imperfect: You Are Enough

This morning while searching in “My Documents” I came across something I wrote almost four years ago.  The “Recovery Letter” was originally hand-written while I was at The Meadows working past my childhood junk.  The assignment was to create a letter to one’s … Continue reading

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What Is Love?

“What is love” is an ancient riddle that has been pondered for centuries without anything near a comprehensible answer.  I have no clearer explanation to articulate than the generations before me.  My best explanation contains only three words: “love just … Continue reading

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Morning Letter to a Friend

Dear_________, In many ways you and I are a mirror reflection of each other. What echoes between us is a near exact matching likeness of manner, attitude and beliefs, yet we are very different.  Each of us reflects to the other as … Continue reading

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Soul Mates

If one goes looking for a definition of ‘soul mate’ you’ll find something like: two persons compatible with each other in disposition, point of view and sensitivity. Someone for whom you have a deep affinity, similarity, and compatibility and they … Continue reading

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My BIG Wake Up Call

 As I walked from the secure area of the airport, there was a man holding a sign with my name on it like a limo driver might do.  It made no sense to me.  I was arriving home and expecting … Continue reading

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Conformist or Rebel?

Be neither a conformist nor a rebel, for they are really the same thing.  Find your own path, and stay on it.  (Paul Vixie) When those two lines crossed my path yesterday it gave rise to me it began a … Continue reading

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Why Your Life Sucks…

Late last week someone asked me to recommend one book that could help them learn how to be happier and more content.  What seemed like an easy question at first glance became a challenging one for me to narrow down … Continue reading

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