Living…or just thinking?

“You cannot plough a field by turning it over in your mind!” Anonymous There is a point to planning, and thinking, and developing a direction in which you will head. But, for many, they stay there…for too long (and some stay there forever!). You cannot iron out all the...

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Credit and Blame…

“Take your life in your own hands and what happens? A terrible thing: no one to blame.” Erica Jong I have had two very interesting exchanges with people recently, both cases were with people that were trying to convince me (which meant that they were trying to convince themselves),...

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What you do NOT do…

“If you don’t go after what you want, you’ll never have it. If you don’t ask, the answer is always no. If you don’t step forward, you’re always in the same place.” Nora Roberts You are right- there IS a risk in taking a risk. There IS an unknown....

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Self maintained distractions…

Do we ever stop and take a moment to think, “what am I doing this for?” So many of us operate on autopilot, whether in our jobs or in our personal lives, and we don’t always stop and think about what we are doing, or why we are doing...

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The Journey

The Journey By Mary Oliver One day you finally knew what you had to do, and began, though the voices around you kept shouting their bad advice, “mend my life, mend my life, mend my life,” each voice cried. But you didn’t stop, you knew what you had to...

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Time~

“We must not allow the clock and the calendar to blind us to the fact that each moment of life is a miracle and a mystery.” H. G. Wells Today was the first day of daylight savings. There is the camp that loves it, because it stays later an...

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Powerful beyond measure…

  “Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that frightens us… And as we let our light shine, we unconsciously give other people permission to do the same. As we...

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Money is not it.

“If your only goal is to become rich, you will never achieve it.” John D. Rockefeller Money. So many believe it will make you happy. (It doesn’t.) So many believe that is why people stay in jobs, or leave jobs. (It isn’t.) So many think that it will solve/fix/eliminate...

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What?!

“Nothing will work unless you do.” Maya Angelou She was waiting. She was sure that this year would be better than last year, and so she was waiting to see what happened. She wanted to “wait and see” if her job would get any better. She wanted to “wait...

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Appreciating another…

“If I could reach up and hold a star for every time you’ve made me smile, the entire evening sky would be in the palm of my hand.” Author Unknown   Life is made up of people. Our highs and lows in life can be attributed to those that...

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