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July 17, 2018

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"Sometimes your belief system is really your fears attached to the rules."  - Shannon Alder

Years ago, I used to watch the Food Network and Rachael Ray would be cooking on her show and be using some sort of tomato marinara sauce.  She would go o...

October 13, 2017

We are all so desperate to be understood, we forget to be understanding.” – Beau Taplin

I recently attended a screening of a documentary telling the story of those that have found themselves unhoused, or commonly referred to as homeless.  It was a very emotional screen...

“There is nothing noble in being superior to your fellow man; true nobility is being superior to your former self.”    - Ernest Hemingway

Lately, I’ve been kind of hard on myself.  Maybe for good reason; as I seem to be saying really stupid things.  Now, I kno...

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...

“You will always define events in a manner which will validate your agreement with reality.”  

- Steve Maraboli, Life, the Truth, and Being Free

Things have calmed down a bit and have allowed me a bit more time to ponder, in the car of course (where I seem to do quite a...

“The only real mistake is the one from which we learn nothing.” – John Powell

While summer is thought of as a time of vacation and respite, our summer has been somewhat of an upheaval.  We aren’t in our home due to some renovations and are somewhat of a clan of nomads t...

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...

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...

 

“Don’t take anything personally. Nothing others do is because of you.  What others say and do is a projection of their own reality, their own dream.”  - Don Miguel Ruiz

 

I was driving the other day, moving into the left hand turn lane when I started to hear a few honks...

“If you hear a voice within you say, ‘you cannot paint,’ then by all means paint, and that voice will be silenced.” – Vincent Van Gogh

 

My brain is on turbo, all of the time, constantly labeling and assessing each decision, each move I make.  That is partly why I became...

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