Month: March 2016


Can You Be Who You Want to Be?

I’ve always wanted to be a rebel; someone who can’t be pinned down; who’s a little unpredictable and doesn’t care what people think. I’d throw curveballs and caution to the wind!  No checking weather reports, picking up mail, straightening area rugs or throwing out fuzzy vegetables! . . . . Nope!  I’d raise my fist in the […]

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Are You Chasing Happiness By Doing?

(Reposted from www.lovestyle.ca) The term “human being” has always seemed a bit misnamed.  No one I know is behaving like a human being.  Most are more reflective of a human doing.  We chase happiness by working, struggling, pushing and buying instead of just being anything, especially content. Everything’s over there so we have to lace up our running shoes […]

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Are You A Stoic in Knee Socks?

When I was seven, I was hit by a pop-up foul ball at my brother’s baseball game.  It plowed into the top of my head like a flaming meteor and temporarily blinded me with pain!  Though my little body wanted to constrict into a tiny ball, I sat still and passionately denied to the onlookers that it had […]

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Joy and Loneliness Walk Into a Bar . . .

A couple of weeks ago, on the morning of my birthday, I laced up my shoes and headed out for a hike. The sun was warm and the air was crisp and as I was climbing, I became filled with an overwhelming gratitude that brought me to tears.  It was powerful and unexpected.  I felt lightheaded and had to […]

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