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I was driving through town the other day, had just picked up my preschooler and was running late to pick up my kindergartner, and I got stuck.  The light turned yellow, and then red.  As I was sitting, I watched the colors change, back to green and was waiting to begin...

“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....

You are the sky. Everything else – it’s just the weather.” - Pema Chödrön

 

My husband and I were watching Nova the other day – yes, we live quite exciting lives.  Actually, we have the exact opposite taste in viewing material, so the same public broadcasting station th...

 

 

“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...

I often think about sliding doors.  Well, more the concept of missed tragedies and missed opportunity than actual sliding doors. There is a movie with Gwyneth Paltrow that is about a woman who has a split second slip up, and misses catching her train just as the doors...

You need to let the little things that would ordinarily bore you suddenly thrill you.”  - Andy Warhol

 

My husband was out of town for the week on business and I was home with my three girls.  I felt super proud of all of my accomplishments, you know, actually getting t...

 

“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...

“Some people grumble that roses have thorns; I am grateful that thorns have roses.” – Alphonse Karr

 

We just returned from a mini vacation, and boy, there sure is a lot on which to reflect.  My husband and I always take our car ride as an opportunity to assess where we...

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