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Finding The Right One

I used to think that finding the right one was about the man (woman) having a list of certain qualities. If he (she) has them, we’d be compatible and happy. Sort of a check-mark system that was a complete failure. … Continue reading

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How You Choose To Live It

Life can be long or short, it all depends on how you choose to live it. It’s like forever; always changing. For any of us our forever could end in an hour, or a hundred years from now. You can … Continue reading

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Real and True Friends

Anyone can stand by you when you’re right, but a true friend will stick by you, even when you are wrong. The best friend is the one who, in wishing me well, wishes it for my sake. The best kind … Continue reading

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Deepest Roots of Happiness

The root of joy is gratefulness… It is not joy that makes us grateful; it is gratitude that makes us joyful. Brother David Steindl Rast All day today I felt more richly blessed than usual, almost to the point of … Continue reading

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A State of Gratitude

Through sickness, good health, international travel, a grueling career and many days of ordinary life, for well over two years I consistently put something fresh here daily. Some of the deepest and most emotional happenings of my life have been … Continue reading

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Episodes of Appreciation

It’s with no small amount of joy that I admit that I do all those things… sometimes! I am grateful to be more centered on the pathway of peace than ever before. For all the life events and people who … Continue reading

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A Better Me

The saying goes “if only to not know what I now know”. It is in gaining knowledge that we actually lose a good bit of our self. The more know-how a person assimilates the more narrow their perspective generally becomes. … Continue reading

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Someone Somewhere for Everyone

Some say a hapless romantic is hopeless; always searching, but never finding. They believe an insatiable yearning for ‘someone else’ afflicts some people to the point they can never be fully content with one person. I believe they are wrong … Continue reading

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One Year Ago Today

Kissed My Comfort Zone Goodbye Originally Posted on December 31, 2012 Over time my comfort zone has become something of a trap; safe and comfortable, but stifling to my growth and realization of my dreams. My ‘rut’ is a sweet … Continue reading

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Just Another Monday

While this slice of a week seems like just another Monday, it is not. This day, already half over, will be unique in my life and in all time. The differences from other Monday’s may be slight or great, but … Continue reading

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