Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Beautiful Fall Morning of Contrasting Clouds and Sun

Every morning is a fresh beginning. Every day is the world made new. Today is a new day. Today is my world made new. I have lived all my life up to this moment, to come to this day. This … Continue reading

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As One Might Make An Offering

There are mornings like today where specific inspiration for writing of my gratitude is outside my grasp. On those days I seek out a favorite writer or a poem dear or else seek out something I have not read before. … Continue reading

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A Thank You Left Unexpressed

Today my leave-behind here is short and simple; a short story of unexpressed gratitude from yesterday about 5:25pm. Late afternoon rolled around with an appointment for my every five-week haircut. Driving in the peak of late day drive-time traffic, my … Continue reading

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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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Believe In Love More Today

I was in love with love before I knew what it was. When one lives with lack of affection as I did as a young child, the yearning to fill that hole starts early and never completely leaves. Even understanding … Continue reading

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Namaste, Have a Nice Day, Good Morning

“Namaste” is a word I hear quite frequently these days, usually from someone who’s taking yoga or Ti Chi classes. I tend to be around “spiritual seekers” of one kind or another a lot and know the word seems to … Continue reading

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Two Simple and Good Reminders

“Religion” Religion is, in reality, living. Our religion is not what we profess, or what we say, or what we proclaim; our religion is what we do, what we desire, what we seek, what we dream about, what we fantasize, … Continue reading

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A Little Advice

My son and his lady dear are away on a month-long experience in Cambodia, Myanmar and Thailand in celebration of achieving his doctorate. He posts photos and recaps of each day on a travel blog. I’m touched by the smiles … Continue reading

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Wisdom In Triplicate

(1) Life is too short to wake up with regrets. So love the people who treat you right. Forget about the one’s who don’t. Believe things happen for a reason. If you get a second chance, grab it with both … Continue reading

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It’s Only In My Mind

A bad habit of mine is to wonder if I should be doing something else, have a different job or a different profession, be somewhere else other than where I am or mentally wander off into similar such thinking. In … Continue reading

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