Tag Archives: the past

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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What We Believe

Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it. L.M. Montgomery

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Dance in the Moonlight

I dance in the moonlight and your ghost in my arms dreaming of what might have been. I hope that life has been kind to you and that I am not forgotten. I send warm breezes to kiss your lips … Continue reading

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What I Learned About Love the Hard Way

First posted on August 10, 2011    1 – Who you marry will affect your life more than you can imagine.  Your life may be better for your choice, worse because of your choice or both at different times. 2 – … Continue reading

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Out of Your Mind

In order to have a successful relationship you need to put out of your mind any lessons learned from previous relationships because if you carry a sensitivity or fear with you, you won’t be acting freely and you won’t let … Continue reading

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Promises, Promises

A promise kept is a healthy, living thing. A broken promise lives in the land of the dead. Wikipedia explains a “promise” to be: commitment by someone to do or not do something. As a noun promise means a declaration assuring that … Continue reading

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“Soft Hearted”

Maybe you don’t see, Little things get to me, A silly comment, words unmeant, Things merely insignificant Spend hours in my head, They tear at my heart, And don’t cease Till its apart. poemofquotes.com There was never a time I … Continue reading

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Anniversary of Our Declaration of Independence

First posted on July 4, 2011 by James Browning IN CONGRESS, July 4, 1776. The unanimous Declaration of the thirteen United States of America, When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the … Continue reading

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Chains Of Resentment

My finger was pointed at others for a long time. I was the way I was because of them, or so I thought. Wrongs inflicted by others were my frequent justification for how I behaved. Sometimes what I did was … Continue reading

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The Truth About Yourself

“Made a searching and fearless moral inventory of ourselves” is the 4th step used in anonymous recovery groups for compulsions that range from alcohol, narcotics and gambling to overeating, workaholic behavior and the recovery group I am active in, Codependence … Continue reading

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