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I Am Becoming the Me I Was Born To BeAs I journey through this part of my life I have discovered my next mountain. The key is to be the me I want to be in the world, as my gift back to God.
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“The past is where you learned the lesson. The future is where you apply the lesson. Don’t give up in the middle”. Isn’t that the challenge? We get discouraged. The trek seems impossible. It seems as though no matter how … Continue reading →
I am hoping that you have people who feed your spirit. You know the type of people I mean. I am talking about people who rejoice with you. I am talking about those who taste salt when you weep. I … Continue reading →
Throughout my life, when i have felt stressed or low, i sought out places that are beautiful. The beauty of creation, especially near water, soothes me when i am downhearted. You see, when i cannot make sense of things, i … Continue reading →
“Be with those who bring out the best in you; not the stress in you.” There are those we encounter who affirm us. They add joy to our days and strength to our hearts. They surprise us with joy and … Continue reading →
“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. When you are immune to the opinions and actions of others, you won’t be … Continue reading →
Do you ever find that people still can dishearten you, distract you, break your heart or even destroy you? I think all of us have days like that. If you are at a vulnerable or tenuous time in your own life, … Continue reading →
Those of us of a certain age remember Captain Kangaroo. SO much better than, excuse me for thinking this, Sesame Street. Captain was gentle, kind, and instructional in subtle way. He certainly taught us about the Changing of the Guard … Continue reading →