Category Archives: Choices

Ready For What Is Ahead

Running out of weekend I ventured out for a Sunday evening jaunt to the Wally World amusement park known to some as Wal-Mart. What a madhouse! Most people whether alone, in a couple or a family group were in a … Continue reading

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Accomplishment Is Empowering

Over the last two years intentionally my wake up time has become earlier. I decided to take the most rested part of each day and keep it for myself. That has allowed me to write, workout, meditate and do other … Continue reading

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A Gift Above All Others

The trouble is, you think you have time. Buddha I ran across that Buddhism quote and it stopped me completely still in though for a few moments. Silently, the thought rang inside “I always thought I had plenty of time… lots … Continue reading

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Selfish or Unselfish?

If you know for certain you’d die in just one week and could have three wishes come true what would they be? Would they be selfish or unselfish? Here’s some random answers found at various places on line: 1. To erase … Continue reading

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How It’s Meant To Be

Where this day takes me I do not know. The odds are I will be alive when the sun goes down, but there is no certainty of it. Whether the day will be mundane or painted by some major life … Continue reading

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It’s Doing that Matters

Conditioning for hundreds of years has left modern western culture with a vile neurosis: the belief that happiness must be “earned” and can be obtained only through enduring unpleasantness such as drudgery,grief, misery, pain and discomfort. If a person chooses … Continue reading

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Just Past the Self-Imposed Starting Line

“See It Through” by Edgar Guest When you’re up against a trouble, Meet it squarely, face to face; Lift your chin and set your shoulders, Plant your feet and take a brace. When it’s vain to try to dodge it, … Continue reading

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Mac and The Banger

While not a first-hand personal experience, I have had friends who knew they were in the last few months of their life and had them share some of the wisdom facing death brought them. To a person the near end … Continue reading

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Musing to Discovery

This morning poking around for inspiration Icame across the following dictionary definitions for “gratitude”: – a feeling of thankfulness, appreciation, admiration, approval or gratefulness – warm and friendly acknowledgment of a benefit one has received or will receive – kindness awakened … Continue reading

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A Day to Dream

It’s easy to forget how much I enjoy a day off from work during the week. What for many was a one day holiday on July 4th, I chose to use vacation time and craft a five-day, stay at home weekend. … Continue reading

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