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Parade of Life

Forget past mistakes.  Forget failures.  Forget everything except what you are going to do now—and do it. ~ William Duran Life is a parade.  Sometimes we march along and realize we have passed by what we were looking for.  What … Continue reading

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Your Holiday Immune Competency Personality Test

With the Holiday Season in full swing, we can get overwhelmed with the changes in our diets, daily schedules, and emotions.  It should be a time to enjoy, but it can also be a time of stress, and often we … Continue reading

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Changes

It’s never too late to become the person you have always been. ~ John Kimbrough (1918-2006) When you want to change, you may start by buying new clothes, moving, redecorating, getting a new job, cleaning out your closets, and so … Continue reading

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Upright

Spiritual strength depends on spiritual posture. ~ Rabbi Laibl Wolf Why is man’s posture upright while most of the animal world’s posture is horizontal?  Why is our spine built to have us walk on two legs instead of four?  Maybe … Continue reading

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Living in the Moment

One of the questions I love to ask people is, “What is the best day of your life?” I get many answers related to pleasant days people remember; like the day their child was born or they won an expensive … Continue reading

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Finger Painting

Sometimes my reaction to common terms is more intense and I question their meaning.  One of the terms that struck me recently was ‘finger painting.’ Others were ‘handmade’ and ‘rubbed the wrong way.’ When we touch another life we are … Continue reading

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Which Way

“Life is like that.  If you can’t reach your destination by one road, try another.” ~ Elsa Schiaparelli (1890-1973) How do we know which road to take?  Taking the easy path is not always the appropriate choice.  The key is … Continue reading

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Look to This Day

“Our main business is not to see what lies dimly at a distance, but to do what lies clearly at hand.” ~ Thomas Carlyle When we spend our time always focused ahead, it is hard to live in the moment.  … Continue reading

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Effort

“It’s the constant and determined effort that breaks down resistance, sweeps away all obstacles.” ~ Claude M. Bristol (1891-1951) Why do you extend yourself and put extra effort into certain tasks? Is it the desire for personal gain or reward … Continue reading

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The Real Gift of the Season – Celebrating Life

I am a 50-year-old woman with a master’s degree in Mental Health and a doctorate in Leadership.  I have been married for 21 years and have two teenage daughters. In October of 2009, I was diagnosed with breast cancer, ductal … Continue reading

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