Category Archives: Coping

Feel ‘Em and Let ‘Em Go

Laughter entices and draws others near. Crying repels all but those who love us dear. Feasting brings the hungry to left hand and right. Hunger brings teeth a’ gnashing to hand a bite. Love looks of peace and sets others … Continue reading

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We All Have Twenty-Four Hour Days

You can do anything, but you can’t do everything. David Allen What has my attention at this moment? My thoughts are directed at words surfacing in my mind and typing them with a considerably lesser amount of awareness of music … Continue reading

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Memories of Better Days

If you know someone who’s depressed, please resolve never to ask them why. Depression isn’t a straightforward response to a bad situation; depression just is, like the weather. Try to understand the blackness,lethargy, hopelessness, and loneliness they’re going through. Be … Continue reading

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My History of Anger

Every destructive emotion bears its own harvest, but anger’s fruit is the most bitter of all. Uncontrolled anger is a devastating sin, and no one is exempt from its havoc. It shatters friendships and destroys marriages; it causes abuse in … Continue reading

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Focused Intention and Effort

In looking backwards life mostly can appear as a single line moving from point to point while looking ahead is a something of a confusing muddle. So I settle comfortably into ‘today’ where there is clarity of purpose. Life is … Continue reading

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Light Into the Darkness

I thought depression had mostly been put behind me. Things were looking up. Reclaiming my life for my complete own was arriving. I was happier than I have been in a long time ever. Having reduced my stress load and … Continue reading

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Musings After A Storm

Musings after a storm, mostly restated thoughts I have picked up along the way and some I borrowed for the morning. I like storms. They let me know that even the sky screams sometimes too. Sometimes it takes a terrific … Continue reading

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Life In Our Own Image

I have not understood computers since the days of Windows 3.11 in the early 90’s. Honestly, I did not understand them then, but they were simple enough that I could work around, fix, repair or replace the source of most … Continue reading

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Disappointment: Hurt to Gratitude

With disappointment, there are multiple layers of sadness that one experiences before being able to look on the bright side. As adults, we do not often face disappointments in manageable doses; as such, we are stuck with the disappointment dilemma. … Continue reading

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Soft, Spongy, Rigid or Flexible?

Life is change, but it’s common to think otherwise until jolted out of a comfort zone. Right now emotions are pulling me to extremes. At one end, at a considerably younger age than most I will be semi-retired in thirty … Continue reading

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