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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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Living in the Light of a Loving World

A story should have a beginning, a middle, and an end…but not necessarily in that order. –Jean Luc Goddard Why are you living this life? Have you thought about that question carefully? Can you name an action you have already … Continue reading

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