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Perfect Vs. Perfectionism

“The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen I love words and one of my favorite is ‘perfect’.  Brene’ Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection, says that there is no such thing as ‘perfect’.  I would offer the idea that […]
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Perfect Vs. Perfectionism

 “The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself.” ~ Anna Quindlen I love words and one of my favorite is ‘perfect’.  Brene’ Brown in The Gifts of Imperfection, says that there is no such thing as ‘perfect’.  I would offer the idea […]
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What If God Were Benign?

 “There’s something that’s within you, there’s power within you, that is greater than the world.”   ~ Michael Bernard Beckwith  What if the events that transpire in our life are granted not in response to our wishes and pleas, but to our confident knowing (also known as faith)?  What if it isn’t God that thinks we’re […]
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Recognizing The Line

“Know the line.Know the line that is joy.Know the line that is coping.” ~Spirit, through  Anne Brady-Cronin Had your fill of stress?  Admit it, we all have times of stress in our lives.  For some of us, a low undercurrent of stress exists that is constant.  Even though it is normal in our society, it’s not necessarily healthy.  […]
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Do We Wait For Joy?

“We can become either enabled or embittered.  The difference lies in whether we are able to find meaning in our suffering.”  ~ Archbishop Desmond Tutu   I highly recommend The Book Of Joy (Douglas Abrams), which expertly details the reunion of the Dalai Lama and Archbishop Desmond Tutu.  The  amicable & loving conversations between the Christian […]
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Emotional Intelligence

By acknowledging, accepting, and working through your feelings, you can learn to turn “emotional” into “emotionally intelligent”. ~ Inc.com Dr. David Hawkins, a renowned physician; professor and psychiatrist, was a teacher of advanced awareness.  Abraham a collective consciousness, translated by Esther Hicks, is devoted to bringing clarity to our human condition (which, can often be confusing […]
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The Art of Self-Reflection

“Do the best you can until you know better.  Then when you know better, do better.” ~Maya Angelou Remember how, as a teenager, we thought everyone else had it all figured out except us?  Of course, most didn’t any more than we did.  As we live, we strive and from that we grow.  No one […]
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Words Matter

Verbal economics is choosing your words thoughtfully.  Think of it as money.  The more powerful, impactful your words – the more money you’re putting down.  It’s currency that you’re using with another human being. ~ Evy PompourasCIA Special Agent Just what if our words during this lifetime were limited?  Let’s imagine this as a game.  […]
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Prepare For Giving Thanks

Trust that you will always have whatever you need.Focus on being appreciative and grateful for all that you have.Clear out any surplus goods and recycle those items.Have faith in the natural abundance of life.Stop feeling sorry for yourself and instead be aware of the extraordinary number of resources you have available.Expand your interests by trying […]
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Walk The Walk

“It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example.”~ Seneca Let me tell you about this man I met quite a few years ago.  He’s not much for church-going.  He doesn’t quote scripture.  You won’t see him out picketing or expounding on what should be […]