Monthly Archives: December 2012

Kissed My Comfort Zone Goodbye

Over time my comfort zone has become something of a trap; safe and comfortable, but stifling to my growth and realization of my dreams. My ‘rut’ is a sweet pill similar to “Soma” that Aldous Huxley described in “Brave New … Continue reading

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One Step at a Time

In a backwards look it is relatively easy to see how my life moved from one point to another even thought back then forward momentum seemed to be straight into fog. Everything ahead was obscured and I gave little thought … Continue reading

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True Hope Is Made of This

Writing yesterday about a great love of long ago and mentioning losing her was the beginning of my demise into dysfunction has turned out to be an interesting piece of serendipity. The spiral that began back then is illustrated by … 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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A Precious Privilege

I would maintain that thanks are the highest form of thought, and that gratitude is happiness doubled by wonder is a quote by G.K. Chesterton I have personal proof of. Gratefulness has a power to attract what I need and hope … 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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Carry on, Santa, it’s Christmas Day, all secure…

Readily I admit I fought through watery eyes to get this retyped here. Though I did not serve in the military, I have known many good men and women who did. While the poem was written specifically by a Marine … Continue reading

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Peacefulness Within

It’s Christmas Eve and I feel genuinely happy for the second year in a row. Little outside of me has changed. I still have my share of issues, troubles and things to sort out. However, what is inside me has … Continue reading

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No Money and No Home

Being the fifth car back from the traffic light I could not see her once my car came to a stop. But as I was pulling up into my position to wait for red to become green on the traffic … Continue reading

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Passage of Time

Every year people sharing exchanges about how quickly Christmas has arrived again is a common as leaves on the ground. And there’s plenty of talk about how fast another year has evaporated. At this point in my life, it feels … Continue reading

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