Category Archives: Embracing life

I am Nobody but Myself

  Originally posted November 29, 2011 I am all the ages I’ve ever been. Anne Lamott I love that quote!  It is insightful and true. I am still the little 3 1/2 year-old boy who sneaked his father’s pocket knife and when … Continue reading

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Everything…

This life is what you make it. No matter what, you’re going to mess up sometimes, it’s a universal truth. But the good part is you get to decide how you’re going to mess it up… Keep trying, hold on, … Continue reading

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Desire Demands Its Own Attainment

Our desires and aversions are mercurial rulers. They demand to be pleased. Desire commands us to run off and get what we want. Aversion insists that we must avoid the things that repel us. Typically, when we don’t get what … Continue reading

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The Only Safety

“Allow” By Danna Faulds There is no controlling life. Try corralling a lightning bolt, containing a tornado.  Dam a stream and it will create a new channel.  Resist, and the tide will sweep you off your feet. Allow, and grace … Continue reading

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Today is Your Day

” Life” by Susan Polis Schutz dreams can come true if you take the time to think about what you want in life get to know yourself find out who you are choose your goals carefully be honest with yourself … Continue reading

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The Hardest Lessons

Things will change: you won’t feel this way forever. And anyway, sometimes the hardest lessons to learn are the ones your soul needs most. I believe you can’t feel real joy unless you’ve felt heartache. You can’t have a sense … Continue reading

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What’s In You

  From a blog by Mark Mason http://markmanson.net/stop-trying-to-be-happy

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Beatus Rememberence (Happy Remembrance)

Feeling grateful brings a grace like little other. Through the power of gratefulness my life became more contented and centered. For three years I wrote almost every day about the light and dark times that shaped and molded my life. … Continue reading

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Today

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Ego Gets In The Way

When your mind wants to bolt, but your heart hangs on, it is because you don’t know with absolute certainty what the truth is. When you waste so much time on something that you want to believe is true, you … Continue reading

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