Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Bad Seems So Much Smaller Now

While the resolution of the image above is weak, the message it carries is strong. Many children not having enough to eat is a common reality. And it’s not only in some foreign country. Statistics say around 1 in 5 … Continue reading

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Modesty In Spirit

Plain and simple, I admire humility. A little thing that happened years ago while checking into a hotel jumps to mind. The lodging was one of those five-star types (Ritz Carlton) where my company meeting was being held and not … Continue reading

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What I Think, I Become

My life is living proof that changing the focus of thoughts can change a life. Worry and compulsion used to be stirred into my thinking most of the time which kept me constantly dealing with a brooding outlook on life. … Continue reading

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This Is All There Is

Each person is unique; a completely original work crafted by intention, deeds, heredity, family, choices, fate and forces beyond understanding. And the path we each choose is one of a kind. There are commonalities, but no exact matches. That is … Continue reading

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Because I Will Make It So

There is a vitality, a life force, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and there is only one of you in all time, this expression is unique, and if you block it, it will never exist through … Continue reading

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Snips and Snails and Puppy-Dog Tails

My boyhood memories that are predominately good are those from before the age of seven. Then life was filled with awe, joy and wonder. The painful realities from the adult world had not touched my little brother and me yet. … Continue reading

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My Imperfect Seeking

Response to the post here yesterday, “Stuck In the Labyrinth“, was much stronger than usual. Thank you for reading and for your re-posts! I suppose it is a commonality we all have: too much time spent thinking about the past … Continue reading

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Stuck In the Labyrinth

You realize that our mistrust of the future makes it hard to give up the past… From “Survivor” by Chuck Palahniuk Who am I now? Who have I been? Who will I become? Those “who” questions rattle around my psyche … Continue reading

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Pay Attention In Class

You can’t stop the future You can’t rewind the past The only way to learn the secret …is to press play. From “Thirteen Reasons Why by Jay Asher Clearly I recall being in fourth grade dreading the possibility of being … Continue reading

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Why the Sadness Passes

It seems to me that almost all our sadnesses are moments of tension, which we feel as paralysis because we no longer hear our astonished emotions living. Because we are alone with the unfamiliar presence that has entered us; because … Continue reading

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