Monthly Archives: January 2013

A Living, Not a Life

What is work? According to the dictionary: activity in which one exerts strength or faculties to do or perform something; job; employment; a trade, profession; labor, task, or duty that is one’s accustomed means of livelihood. Yep. That’s where I … Continue reading

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The One You Feed

A Cherokee Legend An old Cherokee is teaching his grandson about life. “A fight is going on inside me,” he said to the boy. “It is a terrible fight and it is between two wolves. One is evil – he … Continue reading

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It Is Within Your Ability

Today brings a morning where my intention is to leave a beautiful image or two here along with a piece of inspiration. And that I will, but am hesitant to not fill the space with more words. But instead of … Continue reading

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Loneliness and Solitude

In our language we have two words, Solitude and Loneliness. Solitude is being alone Without thinking about being alone. While Loneliness is being alone And being aware you’re alone. When I read those words in a small book from 1981 … Continue reading

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For Seekers and Searchers

For a long while long I have labeled myself a “seeker” and a “searcher”. That comes from an earnest desire to garner more wisdom, to understand and embrace life more fully and to grow my level of contentment and happiness. … Continue reading

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Great Wealth of Life

Grab  your imagination hat and put on your best fantasy shoes. Dress up in daydreams and set your mind on make-believe. Then come along with me in a delicate journey of words arranged to inspire. I wandered lonely as a … Continue reading

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Just the Way I Am

I am been an emotional and sensitive person going back to as long as I can remember. Over time feedback from others (grown ups mostly when I was a kid) taught me to hold in my emotions. At times I felt as … Continue reading

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You Are Here Now

Like the joy of the sea coming home to shore, May the relief of laughter rinse through your soul. As the wind loves to call things to dance, May your gravity by lightened by grace. Like the dignity of moonlight … Continue reading

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Dams In Our River of Life

The greatest emotional war I have ever witnessed as been the one with myself. For years there was a storm of thoughts and feelings moving round inside ranging in intensity from thunder on the horizon to a full-fledged hurricane. When … Continue reading

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Innocence Leaves Us Free

A friend posted this photo on Facebook last night. I was mesmerized by it. My curiosity to know what the two little girls are looking at is akin to what they must have been feeling when the photograph was made. … Continue reading

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