Monthly Archives: January 2012

Are You Limiting Yourself?

I don’t speak well enough. I’m not attractive enough. I don’t dress well enough. I’m not confident enough. I’m not educated enough. I’m not talented enough. I’m not creative enough. I’m not smart enough. I’m not good enough. Sound familiar?  … Continue reading

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In the Gaining of Much, Much Has Been Lost.

The last decade plus a couple of years has been the most turbulent.  This life adventure includes relocation to a new city from one I had lived in for eighteen years, separation and later divorce, my 16 year-old son suddenly … Continue reading

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Thankfulness and Gratitude

Greetings from the land of Imodium, Pepto-Bismol and a nasty stomach virus.  The last 36 hours have been no fun, but this morning I am awe-struck by the gratitude I have for feeling better.  The thought of good health returning fills … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Happy (or “Blue Monday” is BS)

This week and next there’s a good chance you will be exposed to a fake hypothesis called “Blue Monday”, supposedly the most depressing day of the year.  Quite a few have accepted the theory as truth to the point there is disagreement … Continue reading

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Don’t Be Bad

Never have I been arrested.  Even being pulled over by a traffic cop makes me nervous.  Telling a story over lunch to someone recently caused a connection to be made to why I am over the top respectful of police … Continue reading

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A Man Who Tried to Live Well

Today is not just another day, it is the third Monday of January, 2012 and a holiday when the birth of an American iconic figure is celebrated.  If Martin Luther King, Jr. were still living he would have been eight-three … Continue reading

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Wishing for What Might Have Been

There is no possibility of accurately counting the hours of life I squandered mourning ‘what might have been’.  If I had only done that or if she had only done this… if he had made a different decision or if the … Continue reading

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Imperfect Masterpiece

From the syndicated column “Free Will Astrology” by Rob Brezsny:  A writer – and, I believe, generally all persons – must think what whatever happens to him or her is a resource,” said author Jorge Luis Gorges.  “All that happens … Continue reading

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Song in Your Heart

From “Give Me Roses” by Marvin L. Cartee If I am due but one little rose While living upon this earth, Let it be given while I’m still alive, As a token of what I’m worth. Give me my roses … Continue reading

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Thirteen Wishes for Friday the 13th

Many shun the number thirteen but I am not one of them.  Likely rooted in my desire to be unique and different, thirteen has been one of my ‘lucky numbers’ back further than I can remember.   With tomorrow being Friday … Continue reading

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