Monthly Archives: January 2013

Evaporates With Breakneck Speed

I will find a way in my everyday life to slow the world down and take away some of the pressures – moments when the demands of making a living take too much away from making a life. I will … Continue reading

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Why Does Criticism Bother Us?

Benjamin Disraeli once wrote, “How much easier it is to be critical than to be correct.” That thought was illustrated clearly to me a few days ago. Someone I know, but not particularly well, jokingly said something like “you drive … Continue reading

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When You Wish Upon a Star

Left over from my past is a little white plastic star, the sort that absorbs light and then glows in the dark. It’s about an inch across and about a year ago I stuck it on my ceiling right above … Continue reading

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Long Dreamed Dreams

As long as I live, my life is filled with great possibility. I began saying that with regularity about a decade ago. It was around the time my standard response to someone asking “how are you” became “Every day is … Continue reading

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Full Power Ahead

If “holding on” was a class one could take, I’d get an A+ without having to study. Being a world-class practitioner of the tightly gripped past I have both benefited and been hurt by my stubbornness. It’s takes strength and … Continue reading

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Reasons Why I Cannot Love You

The following was written by Kat George a year and a half ago for thoughtcatalogue.com. It’s well crafted and hit me hard, right between the eyes! Don’t get me wrong—I think you’re great. I like to eat dinner across from … Continue reading

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In a Small Space

This is one of those days when a lot can be said in a small space. Here goes: This life is for loving, sharing, learning, smiling, caring, forgiving, laughing, hugging, helping, dancing, wondering, healing, and even more loving. I choose … Continue reading

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Just a Little Thing

Life has a way of knocking a person down so that better times can be appreciated more fully. Generally, I am one who practices gratitude more than most. Yet, I have the abundantly human trait of taking things for granted. … Continue reading

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As Good As Any Moment In All Eternity

Amazing things have begun happening in my life, so much so, at first I doubted what was occurring. How can it be a man could wish for so much and not recognize dreams coming true as they began arriving? Since … Continue reading

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Enlivened My Dream All the More

Last night a dream passed through my night where I was with another under an umbrella in the pouring rain trying to stay dry. The drops were coming down fast and hard so we tried running and seemed to just … Continue reading

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