Category: Real Life

Old Ways New Ways

I’ve never been one to jump on the trendy bandwagon and embrace the latest “thing”.  I don’t rush out to buy the latest best-seller or try out the newest gadget on the market. I’m also resistant to habits or routines and tend to not read the instructions that come with almost everything…except life.  Life comes…

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But wait, there’s more…

When I wrote last Monday, I was coming to terms with life.  I was looking on the bright side.  I was maintaining a positive attitude. Everything is going to be fine.  Tough times come and they go.  Life is still good. By Tuesday, I was even making a gratitude list.  I managed about 20 things…

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Travel well

Monday mornings present an interesting juxtaposition of thought for me. On on hand they are an opportunity…a new beginning and fresh start.  A chance to write down that to-do list and accomplish…whatever it is that needs doing. On the other hand, Mondays can just be frustrating.  So much to do and so much undone from the…

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Happenstance

I wrote some days ago about realizing that the journey I was on was not progressing as well as I would like …about coming across some journals from years ago in which I expressed frustration with circumstances that are relatively unchanged today …that the methods I was using didn’t appear to be very effective …I’m still…

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The New Beginning

Well, here is yesterday’s journal page where I began to work out the details of my New Year slogan that  I wrote about yesterday: Yep, that didn’t go so well. Here’s what happened… In celebration of the success that was our Christmas Day, I decided to take a short nap. I define success by reaching the conclusion…

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Common Thread

So, here’s some observations from my Saturday morning.  Daughter is away at a sleepover…Hubby is sleeping after working an overtime night shift.  I am enjoying some quiet and thinking and observing life… When making art, the space clearing and tidying up can be just as important as the actual creating part.  Clutter and lost stuff hinders…

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Walking

If I had to name the top 10 most influential people in my adult life, there is one person who would certainly be at the top of the list.  She was a spiritual mentor, a life coach, an encourager (this word flags as misspelled, but I like it so it stays), and a partner in…

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