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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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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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Holiday Magic

“The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” ~ W.B. Yeats How about a little mystical magic for the holidays (with a dash of science)? Here’s the science: Quantum Physics is the study of matter and energy at the most fundamental level.  Quantum Theory states that everything in the […]
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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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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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The Magical Art of Alchemy

Learn the alchemy true human beings know.  The moment you accept the troubles you’ve been given, the door will open.~ Rumi I love the idea of alchemy.  My favorite dictionary definition is this:  “any magical power or process of transmuting a common substance, usually of little value, into a substance of great value.”  (BTW:  I […]
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Healing Instead of Hating

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.~ Martin Luther King  If you want to be inspired, read this impromptu address delivered in Indianapolis, IN by Bobby Kennedy announcing the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.  It was delivered on the back of a flatbed truck only 65 […]