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“No act of kindness, no matter how small, is ever wasted.”   - Aesop

These past few weeks have been challenging – to say the least.  I feel so much of our spirit as a nation is broken, and as a person who feels so much of everything that is going on, it is overwhelming....

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Since I can remember, I have often felt on the outside of things, that I didn't see things the same way as everyone else – I just didn’t fit in.  What was on the outside just didn’t match the inside.  Sure, occasionally, I felt part of the group,...

“Because one believes in oneself, one doesn't try to convince others. Because one is content with oneself, one doesn't need others' approval. Because one accepts oneself, the whole world accepts him or her.” – Lao Tzu

We have been living with family for the summer.  I h...

“For after all, the best thing one can do when it is raining is let it rain.”  - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

 

Lately, I have felt incredibly irritable and a bit like something ominous is hanging over me.  There is a lot going on right now, some happy, some neutral,...

My daughters and I were volunteering at a group event a while back.  We were all working for a common good, when one of the group leaders, whom we had only met less than a few minutes prior, stopped by to correct my younger daughter.  And truly, this woman didn’t commi...

People hasten to judge in order not to be judged themselves.”  - Albert Camus, The Fall

 

I was on a drive to a doctor’s appointment for one of my kids, and it was a long drive for an undesirable reason.  Needless to say, my mood wasn’t great, and I was behind...

It’s that time again; the time of workout ads and inspirational quotes about making this the ‘year of you’.   There is just an overall sentiment of newness and transformation being promised when the calendar changes.  The time to make our New Year's Resolutions – the p...

 

 

“We don’t remember days, we remember moments.”  - Cesare Pavese

 

And so we sit.  The tree is still half filled with ornaments, the house is a mess.  Boxes and opened presents freckle the floor, crossing over from room to room.  The refrigerator is empty from days of c...

 

“Happiness is a journey, not a destination.” – Ben Sweetland

 

I get happiness.

 

At least I get what it is, and theoretically speaking, what it’s about.  I often find myself reflecting as to why, we, as humans, are so conditioned to fight happiness at every twist and tur...

“Maybe rain or maybe snow, maybe yes or maybe no.” – Russian Proverb

 

The Power of Maybe

 

The word maybe may seemingly lack strength and discipline, and yet it has the powerful ability to open the doors to a freedom that the absolutes of ‘yes’ and ‘no’ just can’t offer.

 

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